Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP


Susan Spaeth was named one of the most influential women in business by the San Jose Business Journal and the San Francisco Business Journal. She was also listed in The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers and has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America and Chambers USA for her work as an intellectual property lawyer.

Kilpatrick Townsend has received top ratings for diversity from Working Mother and MultiCultural Law magazines and achieved the Gold Standard from the Women in Law Empowerment Forum. Affinity groups and Heritage Months help educate staff about diversity, and a new program, Unconscious Bias Awareness, helps them challenge implicit bias. 

Joined LCLD 2009

Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2013)
Fellows nominated: 
2017: Mike Rafter; 2016: Adria Perez; 2015: Jamie Graham; 2014: Yendelela Neely Anderson; 2013: Kandace Patton Watson; 2012: Robbin S. Rahman

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
2015: Tomi Ajibodu; 2012: Sara Fon, Rukayatu Tijani

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

Annual Meeting (2016, 2015, 2014)


Member: Susan Spaeth, J. Henry Walker, IV

Diversity Professionals: Lynda Murray-BlairTina McKeon, Ty Lord