USD School of Law Alumna Susan S. Nahama '95 (JD) Named Chief Operating Officer of Klinedinst PC

Susan S. Nahama ’95 (JD) Named Chief Operating Officer of Klinedinst PC

Susan S. Nahama

SAN DIEGO (February 1, 2021) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law alumna Susan S. Nahama, ’95 (JD) assumed the role of Klinedinst PC’s Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective February 1. Nahama also serves as both the Director of Strategic Operations and Managing Shareholder for Klinedinst San Diego. As COO, she is responsible for day-to-day management, including human resources, operations, financial performance, and team-building across all five offices in San Diego, Irvine, Los Angeles, Sacramento, and Seattle. 

Nahama works in tandem with the firm’s offices and departments to build innovative infrastructure, efficient operations, and an exceptional workplace culture. She has extensive experience in a broad range of civil litigation, with a focus on all aspects of professional liability.

In addition to defending professionals, Nahama represents clients in litigation involving general liability, commercial and residential construction, insurance, business disputes, mold-related claims, product liability, and employment matters. She is adept at handling all aspects of litigation, from overall strategic planning and conducting depositions, to arbitrations, mediation, and trials.

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About the University of San Diego School of Law

Each year, USD educates approximately 800 Juris Doctor and graduate law students from throughout the United States and around the world.  The law school is best known for its offerings in the areas of business and corporate law, constitutional law, intellectual property, international and comparative law, public interest law and taxation.

USD School of Law is one of the 84 law schools elected to the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates.  The law school's faculty is a strong group of outstanding scholars and teachers with national and international reputations and currently ranks 36th nationally among U.S. law faculties in scholarly impact and 22nd nationally in past-year faculty downloads on the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN). The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Founded in 1954, the law school is part of the University of San Diego, a private, independent, Roman Catholic university chartered in 1949.


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