Susan Schleck Kleiner, Esq.
Susan Schleck Kleiner is a commercial litigator and general practitioner with extensive experience in complex matters including construction, environmental, real estate, products liability and toxic tort matters. Susan has tried cases to verdict in state and federal courts in construction, employment, and contractual matters. Susan served as general counsel of a closely held pharmaceutical and specialty chemical company where she gained valuable experience in general corporate issues and management, including transactional work, assistance in intellectual property matters, and representing the company in state and federal courts and before local municipal boards. During that time, she also served as manager of human resources, where she assumed primary responsibility for employment matters involving the company, including OSHA compliance issues, work visas for foreign workers, and employment disputes and terminations.
Before establishing her own firm in 2010, Susan was a partner with Langsam Stevens & Silver in Philadelphia, and an associate with Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP in Princeton, NJ and Lowenstein Sandler in Roseland, NJ. From 2009-2010, she also served as Public Defender for the Borough of Highland Park
After law school, Susan was honored to clerk for the Honorable Chief Justice Robert E. Wilentz of the New Jersey Supreme Court.
Susan was selected to the 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 New Jersey Super Lawyers list. For 2015, 2016, and 2017, she was also selected as one of the Top 50 Women Attorneys. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.
She received her bachelor's degree in International Studies from The American University in 1992, and graduated Cum Laude from Seton Hall University School of Law in 1995, where she served as the book review editor and technical editor of The Seton Hall Law Review, as well as captain of the Jessup Moot Court Team.
Susan has served on the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Women Lawyer's Association, currently serving as Trustee. She is also on the Board of Directors of The Wilson House of East Dorset, Vermont. She was appointed by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Trustee of the Lawyers Assistance Program, and the District VIII Fee Arbitration Committee.
Susan has previously served on the Board of Directors for the Girl Scouts of Rolling Hills, and the Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey and was the recipient of the “Thanks Badge", which is the highest award given to adult volunteers in Girl Scouting. Susan also served on the Board of Directors of Playworks-Newark, an organization that is dedicated to safe, healthy, and inclusive play and physical activity to schools at recess and throughout the entire school day.
Susan is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the New Jersey Women's Lawyer's Association, the National Association of Women Lawyers, the Middlesex County Bar Association, and Business Network International.
Susan is constantly in search of achieving the perfect work-life balance. In addition to being the mother of two, she regularly workshops and performs improvisational theater/comedy central New Jersey comedy groups.
Erin Drew, Esq.
Erin Drew has represented clients in commercial litigation matters, including products liability, securities, pharmaceutical, and employment litigation. She has handled a variety of complex disputes, including those involving claims for fraud, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, as well as other business tort claims. Erin has represented clients through all stages of litigation from the initial pleadings through trial and post-trial appeals. She has represented employers in a broad array of employment matters including the defense of lawsuits involving discrimination, FMLA, ADA, wage and hour law, wrongful discharge, non-compete, and unemployment compensation matters. Erin has also counseled clients on layoffs, employee terminations, wage and hour issues, employee handbooks and policies.
Throughout her career, Erin has been committed to providing pro bono services to those in need through various agencies and courts including through the Support Center for Child Advocates, Military Assistance Program of the Philadelphia Bar Association, Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program, and court appointed cases from the State of New Jersey.
Erin graduated from Penn State University, receiving her degree in Political Science as well as minors in International Politics and Spanish. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University in 2002, where she was the Managing Editor for the Dickinson Law Review and also published The Birth and Adoption Unemployment Compensation Experiment: Did the Department of Labor Go Too Far? Erin is a member of the Woolsack Honor Society. While in law school, Erin interned for The Honorable Sylvia H. Rambo, United States District Judge for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.
Erin is admitted to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania (Inactive) as well as before the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (Inactive).
Prior to attending law school, Erin worked as a Human Resources Supervisor with two manufacturing companies. From 2006-2008 Erin had the pleasure to live in Eindhoven, The Netherlands while her husband was on an expat assignment with Philips Lighting. She is a member of the Junior League of Monmouth County and an active volunteer with her daughter's elementary school. In her spare time Erin enjoys traveling, running, playing tennis, hiking and most importantly spending time with her husband and two children.