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We are tenacious and creative problem solvers. We take time to understand the issues a client is facing and their business needs, then we work with them to identify possible solutions and determine their path forward.

Practice Areas

  • Employment
  • Labor Relations
  • Early Dispute Resolution
  • Complex Litigation
  • Pay Equity

Admissions and Qualifications

  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Prior Experience

  • Exelon Corporation and subsidiary Constellation Energy, Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits (2012-2022)
  • Exelon Corporation, Associate General Counsel, Labor & Employment (2000-2012)
  • Commonwealth Edison Company, a Unicorn Company, Senior Counsel (1998-2000)
  • Dentons (f/k/a Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal), Associate (1995-1998)
  • Murphy Hesse Toomey & Lehane, Associate (1993-1995)
  • Hale & Dorr, Associate (1990-1993)

Susan H. Rider

(312) 726-6000

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Publishing & Speaking

 SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS 

  • Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (IICLE) Employment Law Institute 2022 - Panelist Remote Work Checklist.
  • Federal Bar Association, Annual Employment Law Seminar—Panelist, January 2021 - Can I say that? Employee and Corporate Speech in Polarized Times.
  • Federal Bar Association, Corporation and Association Counsel—Moderator, January 2021 - Protecting Your Most Valuable Assets: Trade Secrets, Restrictive Covenants, and Your Employees Webinar.
  • Federal Bar Association, Annual Employment Law Seminar—Panelist, January 2020 - A Changing Workforce: how to handle the practical and legal considerations of a transforming and remote workforce in this highly regulated era.
  • Federal Bar Association, Annual Employment Law Seminar - Moderator, January 2019 - In-House Counsel: How do They Evaluate Cases for Settlement?
  • Federal Bar Association, Webinar—Moderator, August 2018 - #MeToo Take Two: Liability Beyond Title VII.
  • Federal Bar Association, Webinar—Moderator, March 2017 - Webinar: What Every In-House Counsel Needs to Know About Internal Investigations.
  • Federal Bar Association, Annual Employment Law Seminar - Panelist, January 2017 - New Ways to Sue and Be Sued -- Equal pay litigation re-ignited; use of social media and related protected concerted activity issues.
  • Federal Bar Association, Annual Employment Law Seminar—Panelist, January 2016 - Common Mistakes in Employment Litigation: What They Are and How To Avoid Them.