Susan N. Han

Nettles Han Law, LLC

Montgomery, Alabama 36043


ADA, Age Discrimination, Civil, Contract, Employment, Land Use, Libel/Defamation, Neighbour Disputes, Workplace, Wrongful Termination

Susan Han practices in the areas of labor and employment litigation and real property litigation. In her real estate practice, she represents commercial and private property owners, banks, title insurers, and insureds in real estate and real property litigation involving reformation, encroachment, easement, adverse possession, boundary, quiet title, and trespass disputes. In her employment practice, she represents employers and individuals in litigation and appeals. She has experience in matters arising out of numerous federal and state laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; The Civil Rights Act of 1991; 42 U.S.C. §§ 1981, 1983, 1985; The Americans with Disabilities Act; The Family Medical Leave Act; the Fair Labor Standards Act; The Age Discrimination in Employment Act; the Alabama Age Discrimination in Employment Act; the Alabama Workers’ Compensation Act and State-law torts arising out of the employment relationship. Susan also is a trained and registered mediator for civil litigation matters.

Susan’s previous experience includes working in the Labor & Employment Section and the Litigation Section at Balch & Bingham, LLP (from September 2006 through July 2016). Susan received her B.A. from McGill University in 1996, her M.M. from the University of Texas at Austin, and her Juris Doctorate from Cumberland School of Law in 2006.

Over the past ten years, Susan has been very active in the Women Lawyers Section of the Birmingham Bar Association in various roles, including Chair. In Susan’s capacity as Chair of the Women Lawyers Section of the Birmingham Bar Association, she has served on the Birmingham Bar Executive Committee. She also has served as member of the Board at the Virginia Samford Theatre since 2007. Susan loves running, yoga, theatre, and music.

  • B.A., McGill University (1996)
  • M.M., University of Texas at Austin (2001)
  • J.D., Cumberland School of Law (2006)

Awards & Recognition

  • Susan was named Mid-South Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers Magazine in 2017.
  • Susan was named “Top Attorney” by Birmingham Magazine in April 2017.
  • Susan Han was selected to be a member of the 2017 class for the Alabama State Bar Leadership Forum.
  • Susan was named a “Rising Star” by Alabama Super Lawyers Magazine in 2010, 2012-2016.
  • Susan was a Member of the Class of 2011 in the Birmingham Bar Association Future Leaders Forum.
  • Susan was a recipient of the 2009-2010 Women Lawyers Section of the Birmingham Bar Association “Distinguished Service Award”.
  • Susan was the 2005 recipient of the Cumberland Dean’s Award for Commitment to Public Interest and Public Service.
2100 First Avenue N., Suite 600
Birmingham, AL 35203

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