Senior counsel in WSHB's Raleigh office, Suzanne Patinella handles complex civil litigation throughout North Carolina.

Suzanne is a graduate of Elon University School of Law, where she completed an accelerated 2.5-year program. Suzanne graduated from Elon University Martha & Spencer Love School of Business with an MBA in May 2021.

At Elon Law, Suzanne was actively involved as a Business Fellow, Moot Court Board member and Women's Law Association member. She also served as her class' student bar association representative, student mentor, and student teaching aid. As a member of the Moot Court Board, she participated in a national moot court competition under the direction of her coach, the Honorable G. James Exum, Jr.

Suzanne is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association and Wake County Bar Association, where she has helped organize firm food and clothing drives.




  • Elon University Martha & Spencer Love School of Business (MBA, 2021)
  • Elon University School of Law (J.D., 2017)
  • Washington College (B.A., 2015)

Licensed to Practice in

  • North Carolina




Community Activities

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Wake County Bar Association

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