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Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A.
Phoenix, Arizona

Seasoned Intellectual Property and Patent Attorney joins Iconic Valley Law Firm

(January 2, 2019…Phoenix, AZ) The law firm of Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A., is pleased to announce Susan E. (“Sue”) Chetlin has joined the firm as Of Counsel. Chetlin will lead the intellectual property practice area.

Chetlin is an intellectual property and registered patent attorney with an AV Preeminent Peer Review 5.0 out of 5.0 Martindale-Hubbell rating. She has been named a Best Lawyer in America in 2017 and 2018, an IP Star by Managing IP Magazine from 2013-2018, and selected as one of the Women Leaders in Law by Forbes Magazine from 2013-2018.

Prior to joining Burch & Cracchiolo, Chetlin founded Chetlin IP in 2015, and the firm was named a Tier 1 Best Law Firm. She has represented clients in industries as varied as mining, equipment repair and manufacturing, robotics, insulation, geospatial technologies, autonomous systems, materials handling and transportation, and ballistic resistant technologies. She served as a Director at Fennemore Craig, P.C. from 2006 to 2015, where she also headed the intellectual property and IP litigation and emerging business and technologies practice groups.

Chetlin graduated from Princeton University, where she received an A.B. from The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. She received her J.D. from the University of Virginia Law School where she was a Dillard Fellow. She also served as a Law Clerk to the Hon. Daniel J. Herrmann, Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court. Chetlin is admitted to practice in Arizona, Colorado and Pennsylvania, as well as before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the United States Supreme Court and numerous U.S. Courts of Appeal and District Courts.

About Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A.
Now with 40 attorneys in its Phoenix office, Burch & Cracchiolo is one of the Southwest's premier law firms. The firm was founded 48 years ago by Haze Burch and Dan Cracchiolo and today the firm’s lawyers are among the most highly regarded and recognized leaders in the areas of business and corporate law, construction, estate and wealth preservation planning, family law, finance, labor and employment, intellectual property, personal injury and insurance defense and real estate law.

Burch & Cracchiolo is a member of the International Society of Primerus Law Firms, an international alliance of 200 law firms from 40 countries around the world. For information, visit

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