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Susanne Ingold (“Susie”) practices in all areas of labor and employment law and litigation, including employment discrimination law, risk management, executive employment contracts, personnel policies and manuals, wrongful termination, trade secrets/non-compete agreements, sexual harassment, drug and alcohol testing, and wage and hour law.  She also provides training to employers on minimizing risk by focusing on preventive measures and strategies to ensure compliance with state and federal laws.  Susie also represents employers in various labor and employment litigation matters, including hearings and trials in state and federal courts and before government agencies.

As an experienced trial lawyer, Susie has successfully defended employers, management and corporations involving commercial disputes, general civil litigation, and class and derivative actions.  Susie, a native Arizonan, has also served as an adjunct professor at Grand Canyon University where she taught Business Law.


  • J.D., University of Arizona, 1998
    Editorial  Board, Research and Development Editor, Arizona Journal of    International and Comparative Law
  • B.A. with honors, Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri 1992
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy, 2004


  • Arizona
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Arizona

Practice Areas:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Labor & Employment

Areas of Concentration:

  • Business Litigation
  • Corporate Compliance
  • Discrimination Claims
  • Employment Contracts
  • Employment Litigation
  • Restrictive Covenants and Agreements Not to Solicit or Compete
  • Workplace Practices

Honors & Awards:

  • University of Arizona Young Alumni of the Year 2002

Representative Engagements:

  • Drafting, reviewing and updating personnel policies and procedures, manuals, audits and recordkeeping
  • Consulting with clients regarding legal issues associated with recruiting, hiring and training employees
  • Consulting with clients regarding performance evaluations, discipline and termination of employees
  • Representation of employers and employeesin state and federal courts, as well other administrative agencies
  • Representation of employers and employees in employment discrimination and retaliation claims, including sexual harassment, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age and disability
  • Consulting with clients regarding interpretation of equal employment, affirmative action and diversity laws
  • Interpretation and application of employment-related statutes  including COBRA (Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act), HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act), ADAAA (Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act), ADEA (Age Discrimination in Employment Act), OWBPA (Older Workers Benefit Protection Act), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Employee leave.

Other Relevant Employment:

  • Law Clerk, Arizona Superior Court for Maricopa County, Presiding Judge Robert Myers and Assistant Presiding Judge Christopher Skelly

Professional Leadership:

  • Grand Canyon University, Adjunct Professor

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • Arizona Women Lawyers Association

Community Involvement:

  • Board of Directors, University of Arizona Law College Association, 2000-present
  • Board of Directors, Homebase Youth Services, 2007-2010

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