Susan Rector is a partner who represents companies in business transactions and in all aspects of intellectual property ownership and information technology transactions. She assists business clients in navigating Internet of Things issues that affect their business. She assists start-up and established businesses with commercializing technology and conducting business online. She has prosecuted more than 850 applications with the U.S. Trademark Office and has worked extensively with information technology issues.
Her experience includes a wide variety of business transactions, from business formation, restructurings and mergers and acquisitions to advising institutional investors making investments in venture capital funds or other equity investments. She also provides ongoing advice and counsel to family and privately-held businesses.
She is an active participant in the nonprofit community and with organizations of women business owners. She is engaged in the local angel investment community and serves on the board of a national bank and its holding company.
In 1981, Susan received her Bachelor of Arts in economics from Wake Forest University, magna cum laude with honors and Phi Beta Kappa, and her juris doctorate from the University of North Carolina School of Law in 1984.