Susan Caruso

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Susan M. Caruso, a partner in the firm, has been with Simon, Peragine since 2001. Ms. Caruso’s varied practice focuses primarily on motor carrier liability, design professional errors and omissions, premises liability, product liability, insurance coverage issues and general tort litigation involving service providers. In addition, along with other partners in the firm, Ms. Caruso is part of the appellate practice section that provides legal briefing for smaller firms and solo practitioners who prefer to outsource this aspect of their legal services.

Ms. Caruso graduated with a B.A. in English from Louisiana State University in 1995, and went on to receive her Juris Doctor degree from Tulane School of Law in 2000. She is presently admitted to practice in all Louisiana state and federal district courts. Ms. Caruso is an active member of several organizations, including the Louisiana Motor Transportation Association, the Defense Research Institute, the American Bar Association, the Louisiana State Bar Association, and the New Orleans Bar Association.


  • Transportation/Trucking
  • Design Professional Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • General Tort Litigation


  • Tulane University School of Law — Juris Doctor, 2002
  • Louisiana State University — B.A., 1995


  • All state and federal district courts in Louisiana


  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Louisiana Motor Transportation Association

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