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Susan Valentine is a founding partner of Valentine Austriaco & Bueschel, P.C. For more than 30 years, Susan has handled disputes, and when necessary, actively litigated a wide range of matters.
From 1997- 2000, she served on the full-time faculty of IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, teaching Professional Responsibility and Legal Research and Writing and serving as the Faculty Adviser to the Moot Court Honor Society. Susan advises clients on a variety of sensitive business issues, and her clients appreciate her practical, timely, and cost-effective approach to their issues. She has extensive experience litigating disputes that involve insured depository institutions and in representing business entities in commercial matters, ranging from breach-of-contract issues to internal investigations that involve fraud and other misconduct. She has also represented receivers, liquidators, and trustees in the investigation and litigation of matters involving professional liability, contracts, fidelity bonds, insurance, and reinsurance.