Suzanne H. Holly, Partner

Suzanne Holly is a partner with the firm and chair of the firm’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice, acting as a neutral in mediations and arbitrations.

Suzanne is certified as a mediator by the Superior Court, and is listed on the register of mediators and arbitrators of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.  Suzanne also has completed the general arbitration training provided by the Delaware State Bar Association.

Suzanne also has practiced as a litigator for 13 years, focusing primarily on contract and commercial disputes before both the state and federal courts of Delaware.

Suzanne is active in the community, having offered pro bono legal services for over 10 years through the Office of Child Advocate.  Additionally, Suzanne is a member of P.E.O. International, a philanthropic organization focused on the advancement of women by providing scholarships, grants, awards, and loans for educational purposes, as well as stewardship of Cottey College, an independent liberal arts college for women.

Education

  • J.D., Dickinson School of Law, Pennsylvania State University
  • B.A., Loyola College (Cum Laude)

Admitted to Practice

  • Delaware
  • United States District Court District of Delaware
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Membership

  • Delaware State Bar Association (ADR Section, Vice Chair 2013-2015, Chair 2015-2016, Co-Chair 2016-2017)
  • Delaware Board of Bar Examiners (Associate Member 2007-2010)
  • P.E.O. International (2011-Present)

Honors and Awards

  • American Bankruptcy Institute Medal, 2003
  • Laura Davis Jones Award, 2003
  • Office of the Child Advocate, 5 Year Volunteer Service Award, 2009
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2012-2013

Publications

  • Suzanne H. Holly and Margaret E. Juliano, Recent Developments Concerning Enforcement of ADR Provisions, 15 Del. L. Rev. 55 (2014).
  • Joshua W. Martin III, Sarah E. DiLuzio, and Suzanne M. Hill (Holly), Recent Changes to Compulsory Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Superior Court, 10 Del. L. Rev. 199 (2008).