Assistant Professor of Law
J.D., Southern Methodist University
M.A.T., Northwestern University
M.A., Duke University
A.B., The University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
Susan Stevens Dunn joined the Faculty of North Carolina Central University (NCCU) School of Law as an Assistant Professor of Law in the Spring Term 2008. She has taught Sales and Secured Transactions; International Business Transactions; Real Estate Finance Law; Advanced Torts; and Antitrust Law at NCCU.
A member of the State Bars of Texas, Massachusetts and North Carolina (active), Professor Dunn has substantial practice experience in the private sector, including work as an associate attorney in law firms located in Fort Worth, Texas and in Boston, Mass., and subsequently as head of litigation for U.S. subsidiaries of two global pharmaceutical companies based in Research Triangle Park, N.C. Her principal substantive areas of practice have included litigation and complex litigation involving products liability, as well as commercial, antitrust and intellectual property disputes. She also has experience as a corporate General Counsel and as an advisor to start-up businesses in North Carolina.
Professor Dunn is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States; the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; and the Fifth and First Circuit Courts of Appeals. She is a member of the American Bar Association (ABA) and the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA). Professor Dunn served for three years as Co-Chair of the Products Liability Committee of the ABA Section of Litigation and thereafter was appointed to several other leadership roles in the ABA Section of Litigation. While in private corporate practice, Professor Dunn was elected to the council of the Corporate Counsel Section of the NCBA and served as chair of that Section’s pro bono committee.
Professor Dunn received her Juris Doctor from the Dedman School of Law at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, where she was a member of the Southwestern Law Journal.