Susan Barrett

Adjunct Professor
School of Law

McGuireWoods LLP, Tower Two-Sixty, 260 Forbes Avenue, Suite 1800, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3142
Phone: 412.667.7917


J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law
B.S., University of Dayton

Susan L. Barrett is an associate at McGuireWoods LLP who focuses her practice on corporate and private equity transactions. She represents public and privately-held companies, private equity funds, and institutional investors across multiple industries in a wide range of transactional matters, including platform and add-on acquisitions, mergers, equity investments, divestitures, recapitalizations, joint ventures, corporate governance, financings, and general corporate matters. Her transactional experience extends across numerous borders and spans a wide array of industries, including healthcare, distribution and manufacturing, consumer products and technology.

Susan is actively involved in the Pittsburgh community and serves as an executive committee member for the Women's Bar Association of Western Pennsylvania, as well as a mentor for Big Brothers Big Sisters. She also holds the CIPP/US credential as a Certified Information Privacy Professional from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

Susan received her law degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Dayton, where she graduated summa cum laude from the University Honors Program.


Mergers & Acquisitions