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Suzanne Nossel, American lawyer, writer. Bar: New York; certified mediator Massachusetts, Republican South Africa. Recipient Dorot scholarship, Haravard College, 1987, Institute of Politics fellowship, Mark de Wolfe Howe fellowship, Michael C. Rockefeller fellowship, Moot Court Competition best brief award 1994, Kaufman fellowship, 1997 Harvard Law School, New York Alumni summer fellowship.


Nossel, Suzanne was born on July 30, 1969 in New York City.


Bachelor of Arts in American and Near Eastern History magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1991. Juris Doctor magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1996.


Human rights volunteer advocate Israeli Government, Jerusalem, 1989. Speech writer, correspondent secretary Hon Nita M. Lowey House Representatives, Washington, 1990 Summer. Program coordinator Medicare Rights Center, New York City, 1991 Summer.

Law clerk human rights department Bell, Dewar & Hull, Johannesburg, 1991. Overseer S. African National Peace Accord, 1992-1993. Specialist on observer mission United Nations, Tsakane Township, South Africa, 1994.

Law clerk organized crime and drug task force United States Attorney' General’ s Office, Boston, 1995. Associate Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, New York City, 1995, Covington & Burlington, New York City, 1995. Associate in office of legal advisor United States Department State, Washington, 1996.

Law clerk United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia Circuit), 1996-1997. Skadden fellow Children's Rights, Incorporated, New York York City, 1997-1998. International supervisor Organization for Security and Cooperative in Europe, Tuzia, Srebrenica, 1997, 98.

Consultant Human Rights Watch-Helsinki Watch, Kosovo, Montenegro, Yugoslavia, 1998, McKinsey & Company, New York City, since 1999. Deputy ambassador United Nations Management & Reform United States Mission United Nations, 1999—2001. Non-resident fellow Center for American Progress, Washington, District of Columbia.


  • Bar: New York; certified mediator Massachusetts, Republican South Africa.


  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Presumed Equal: What America's Top Lawyers Really Think About Their Firms, 1997. Co-editor-in-chief Harvard Human Rights Journal. Also contributor articles to the United States and S. African Journals.


Board directors Michael C. Rockefeller Fellowship, Cambridge, Massachusetts, since 1996. Term member Council on Foreign Relations, since 1997. Trustee Harvard Law School Association New York City, since 1998.

Member American Friends of Hebrew University. Volunteer fund raiser Mark Green campaign for Democratic nomination to run for United States Senate, 1998. Member N,Y. State Bar Association, Association of Bar of City of New York, Phi Beta Kappa.


Daughter of Hymie Louis and Renee Judith (Abt) N, husband David Greenberg son Leo.

Hymie Louis Nossel

Renee Judith (Abt) Nossel