Susan Apel, Partner; K&L Gates


Susan Apel

Susan Apel is Partner and a member of the corporate and transactional group of K&L Gates LLP, a U.S. based international law firm.


From January 2005 to August 2014, Susan was General Counsel of Ellwood Group, Inc., which manufactures engineered and heavy metal sections for capital specialty equipment manufacturers in the U.S. and internationally. While serving as General Counsel, Susan was responsible for managing the legal affairs of Ellwood Group and its subsidiaries, and also served on the Board of Directors of Ellwood Group from 2008 through 2014. Susan has also worked for WilmerHale LLP in Washington, DC and, clerked for The Honorable Carolyn Dimmick in the Western District of Washington.


Susan holds a J.D. degree from Harvard Law School and a A.B. from Kenyon College.


She was a member of the Board of Directors of the Western PA Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel from 2007 to 2014 and served as its President in 2014, prior to her return to private practice. She has also served on the Board of Directors of Bridgeway Capital since 2008.

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