The Buzz

Throughout her career, Susan Filan has received praise, respect and admiration from the bench, bar and clients.

Here is the buzz about Filan:

Raoul Felder“Susan is a lawyer who is empathetic and dedicated to her clients.”

-Raoul Felder, Famed Divorce Lawyer and Author

Dan Abrams“Susan Filan is a trial lawyer who brings a wealth of practical courtroom experience to criminal and matrimonial cases. Her passion for justice and the law is clear.”

- Dan Abrams, Chief Legal Analyst for NBC News; CEO, Abrams Research

“Susan combines her pAmy Robachrosecutorial background with her real life experience. She is straight-forward and compassionate.”

- Amy Robach, NBC News

Lisa Bloom“Susan Filan truly cares about justice for her clients.”

- Lisa Bloom, CNN and CBS Legal Analyst



shirley hoosgtra“Susan Filan is an attorney who cares deeply about her clients. She goes the extra mile for them.”

- Shirley V. Hoogstra, J.D., Vice President of Calvin College and Past President of the New Haven County Bar Association

“I have known Susan Filan for over twenty years. She deeply appreciates the fact that in every legal dispute there is a client that needs her to be the strongest possible advocate to defend their case. Most importantly, she brings her extraordinary sense of compassion to every matter.”

- Alan Abramson, Attorney at Law

Jack Jacobs“As her colleague at NBC, I’ve known Susan Filan for years. To sum her up: Persistence.”

- Jack Jacobs, U.S. Army Colonel (Ret.), Medal of Honor Recipient, MSNBC Military Analyst

Alex Witt“Susan speaks directly to the pros and cons. She will tell you if she thinks the law won’t support a claim and, instead, examine the ways the law might work differently in a case.”

- Alex Witt, MSNBC-TV News Anchor

ashliegh banfield“Susan has shown time after time her ability to assess the facts, articulate a position and, most importantly, WIN an argument. I have always admired her tenacity.”

- Ashleigh Banfield, Anchor, Court TV’s “Open Court”

Peter Greenberg“Watching Susan’s network reports and commentary, I’ve witnessed her explaining – and then navigating – the how and why of the law.”

- Peter Greenberg, CBS News Travel Editor and Best-Selling Author

clint vanzandt“In her frequent appearances on major news programs such as NBC’s ‘The Today Show’ – before audiences of 10 million people – Susan Filan discusses complex legal issues in a way that allows a vast audience to easily understand.”

- Clinton R. Van Zandt, Former FBI Criminal Profiler, Former FBI Chief Hostage Negotiator and Supervisor of the FBI Behavioral Science Unit