Andrew F. Susko, a partner in the Philadelphia-based law firm of White and Williams LLP, is the 113th president of the Pennsylvania Bar Association.
Susko is a past chair and member of the PBA House of Delegates and a past chair of the PBA Young Lawyers Division.
He served as a co-chair of the PBA Task Force on the Judicial System, as chair of the PBA Membership Development Committee, the Law-Related Education Committee and PBA Planning Committee and as a tri-chair of the PBA Public Relations Task Force Implementation Committee.
In addition, Susko chaired the PBA's Legislative and Governmental Affairs Committee and is a past chair of the PBA "Project Peace" subcommittee, which worked with the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office to establish a statewide dispute resolution program for elementary and middle school students.
He is the chairman of the Litigation Department at White and Williams LLP, a 220-lawyer firm, and leads the insurance fraud practice group. He is a past president of the Pennsylvania Defense Institute. He also is a past chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association's Young Lawyers Section and later served as an elected member of the Philadelphia Bar Association's Board of Governors.
Active in the Philadelphia area pro bono community, he serves on the board of the Legal Clinic for the Disabled and was a member of the board of the Homeless Advocacy Project.
Susko is a summa cum laude graduate of The Florida State University and a graduate of the Villanova University School of Law, where he was a member of the Law Review and was selected for its Board of Editors.
He and his wife, Pamela, have two sons and reside in Chester County, Pennsylvania.