Susan Webster is General Counsel and Director of Fremont Group. She is based in New York City and San Francisco.
Prior to joining Fremont, Susan was a partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP. For more than thirty years, she represented public and private companies on a wide variety of corporate matters, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, spin-offs, strategic alliances and joint ventures. She also counseled boards of directors and senior management on general corporate issues, including corporate and board governance, compliance, and other matters. As the first woman at Cravath to be elected a corporate partner, she was actively involved in the firm’s diversity efforts and is recognized as a leader in promoting gender diversity in law and business. She began her career at Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co., a predecessor firm of KPMP LLP.
Susan is a member and Secretary of the Board of Trustees of St. Bernard’s School in New York City and serves on the Board of Sheltering Arms Children and Family Services. She is a Trustee Emerita of Wesleyan University and an emerita member of the Fordham Law School Advisory Board.
Susan has a BA from Wesleyan University, a MS in Accounting from New York University Graduate School of Business, and a JD from Fordham University School of Law, where she was the Editor-in-Chief of the Fordham Law Review.