L. Suzan Kedron
Term Expires: August 31, 2019
L. Suzan Kedron received a bachelor of arts degree in architecture from Columbia College, part of Columbia University, in New York and a doctor of jurisprudence degree from South Texas College of Law. Currently, Ms. Kedron is a partner with Jackson Walker, LLP in Dallas.
With Jackson Walker, LLP, Ms. Kedron represents real estate developers, land owners and public entities in a variety of land use and real estate development issues. Her practice focuses on the following issues: zoning, planning, due diligence, economic development incentives, tax increment financing and litigation. Prior to moving to Dallas, her law practice included corporate and white collar crime, bank fraud, evidentiary procedures, and general business litigation. Her architectural practice concentrated on upper-end residential design and construction.
Ms. Kedron is a member of the American Bar Association, the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, the New York State Bar Association, and the Texas Bar Association. Ms. Kedron was appointed by Texas Governor Rick Perry to chair the Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners. Ms. Kedron is a member of The Real Estate Council - Associate Leadership Council Alumni Association, and the Greater Dallas Chamber - Leadership Dallas 2000-2001. Ms. Kedron completed Leadership University Park in 2004. She is also on the Undergraduate Admissions Committee for the Columbia University Alumni Club of North Texas. Ms. Kedron is currently on the Board of Directors for the Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity.
Ms. Kedron authored the chapter, "Making an Impact Right From the Start" in the book Inside the Minds: Winning Legal Strategies for Real Estate , which was released in 2006. She also authored "How Sweet It Is - Or Is It?: The Bittersweet Effects of Domestic Sugar Law," which was published in Currents: International Trade Law Journal, Winter 1996. Ms. Kedron spoke at "Rail ~ Volution 1999" on creative access to local, state, and federal funds and gave a presentation on municipal annexations at a CLE program regarding planning and zoning for public officials and lawyers. Ms. Kedron was named as one of Texas' Rising Stars for 2006, 2007, and 2008 by the Texas Monthly magazine. She was also named one of the "Best Lawyers Under 40" by D Magazine. In 2005, Ms. Kedron was selected as one of the "Best Lawyers in Dallas" by D Magazine.