Susan Peters

Senior Consultant

Susan Peters is an experienced communications, media relations and public relations professional. She was most recently the Senior Manager of Media Relations/Communications at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP where she oversaw the media strategy for the international law firm’s 10 offices.

Susan has also handled the media relations and communications functions for top AmLawfirms including Vinson & Elkins and Stroock & Stroock & Lavan. She is a Board Member of Law Firm Media Professionals, an association of media and marketing professionals dedicated to improving how they deliver legal public relations and communications services.

 Susan practiced criminal defense law before switching to public relations. She holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and a JD from Brooklyn Law School and is a member of the New York State bar.

Positioning Professionals

Hellerman Communications is an award-winning corporate communications agency specializing in positioning professionals to win business. With expertise in strategic marketing & content development, crisis & litigation communications, and social influencer & stakeholder relations, we help the world’s most elite professionals and their firms build and protect their most lucrative relationships.


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