Susan R. Sheffler

Associate

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  • JD, Harvard Law School, 2013
  • MA (Museum Studies), New York University, 2010
  • BA (Comparative Literature), summa cum laude, Barnard College, 2008

Qualifications

  • California, 2013
  • American Bar Association

Susan R. Sheffler

Associate

Susan Sheffler joined Ropes & Gray in 2014 as an associate in the corporate department’s life sciences and health care practice groups. Prior to joining the firm, Susan was a legal fellow at the Community Organizations Representation Project (CORP), a project of the Justice & Diversity Center of the Bar Association of San Francisco.  

During law school, Susan worked in the Exempt Organizations Division of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Susan has experience with exemption applications for 501(c)(3) organizations and 501(c)(29) qualified nonprofit health insurance issuers , 501(r) regulations for non-profit hospitals, and the regulation of political activities and unrelated business income tax (UBIT) for tax exempt entities. She has also worked in the General Counsel’s office of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts in New York City, and the Harvard Law School Transactional Law Clinic where she reviewed and drafted licensing agreements, client services agreements, and other contracts and advised clients on trademark registration and management. 

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