Susan P. Koniak
Susan P. Koniak is the President
and founder of Sarah’s place. For most of her professional
career, Susan was a professor of law at Boston University.
A co-author of a leading legal textbook and many articles,
Susan has been profiled in the Wall St. Journal, Corporate
Board Member’s 100 Best Corporate Lawyers Edition
2003,and the American Lawyer Magazine. She testified before
the Senate Judiciary Committee of the United States Congress
on lawyer involvement in the Enron collapse and similar
corporate scandals and before the House Judiciary Committee
on abuse by class action lawyers. Susan was born with a
neurological condition that was not professionally diagnosed
until she was 50 years old. At 45 the methods Susan had
devised to compensate (manage in a world not structured
for her brain) began to become less available to her. Five
years later, the medical community recognized the problem.
Susan’s response was to found Sarah’s place.