2015 Awardee: Suzette Pringle

Keta Taylor Colby Award

Keta Taylor Colby Award is presented to an attorney who provides outstanding representation to the poor and under-represented through his/her involvement in the Second Change Legal Clinic, which addresses the civil consequences of the disproportionate representation of people of color and low-income affected by the criminal justice system.

About the Recipient

Pringle, Suzy - webSuzette Pringle is an associate in Orrick, Herrington, and Sutcliffe LLP’s San Francisco office, and is a member of Orrick’s Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Group. Suzette’s practice focuses on the representation of investment banks, corporations, directors, and offices in securities and complex commercial actions, and internal investigations. Prior to joining Orrick, Suzette was a litigation fellow for the Office of General Counsel for The Regents of the University of California, where she practiced general, commercial, and probate litigation, and handled mandamus actions.

About her Pro Bono Service To LCCR

Suzette began working with the Second Chance Legal Clinic in 2012, and from the start has been undaunted by the wide variety of issues she has confronted. Her diligence has delivered fast results for clients facing severe employment barriers—in particular, Suzette has helped two clients successfully clean their records and re-enter the work force with a renewed sense of purpose and confidence.

In addition to her work with the LCCR, Suzette’s pro bono practice involves working with law students to provide legal services to San Francisco’s homeless population and working with local organizations to provide legal services to veterans seeking VA benefits.

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