Professional Biography

Suzanne Gradisher

Suzanne M. Gradisher is a seasoned attorney with a rich background in tax law and business administration. Holding a Juris Doctor from The University of Akron School of Law and a Master of Taxation from the University's School of Accountancy, she combines legal expertise with a strong foundation in finance. Currently serving as an Associate at Amer Cunningham Co., L.P.A., Suzanne's legal practice primarily focuses on tax-related matters, including estate planning, business planning, and tax-driven business transactions. In addition to her legal practice, she has made significant contributions to academia as an Assistant Professor of Business Law at the University of Akron. Suzanne also serves as the Director of the Certified Financial Planning Program at the university, showcasing her commitment to educating future professionals in the field.

Suzanne's dedication to staying abreast of the latest legal developments is evident through her extensive participation in continuing legal education and training. She has attended a variety of seminars and conferences covering diverse topics, such as probate law, trust drafting, estate planning, and ethical considerations in estate practice. Her engagement in these events underlines her commitment to providing clients with up-to-date and comprehensive legal counsel. As a member of professional organizations like the American Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, and Akron Bar Association, Suzanne demonstrates an active involvement in the legal community, contributing to the advancement of her field.

Employment History

Amer Cunningham Co., L.P.A., Associate - 2004 to present
Instructor, University of Akron, Department of Accountancy - 2004 - 2010
Assistant Professor of Business Law, Department of Finance, University of Akron - 2010 - Present
Graduate Assistant, University of Akron, Department of Accountancy - 2002 - 2004
Summit County CASA/Guardian Ad Litem - 2001

Higher Education

The University of Akron School of Law | Juris Doctor - May 2004
University of Akron School of Accountancy | Master of Taxation - May 2004
Kent State University | Master of Business Administration, Major: Finance - 1990
University of Nevada Las Vegas | B.S., cum laude - Major: Accounting - 1989

Teaching & Speaking Responsibilities

Continuing Education