Endorsements

“There is no one who knows more, and can teach legal writing better, than Susan McCloskey. Her teaching style is both hugely informative and delightful.”
— Albert M. Rosenblatt, Judge, New York Court of Appeals, Retired

“Susan McCloskey’s writing advice sticks with her audience in a way that has our associates recalling her words of wisdom long after their last interaction with her. She works closely with the firm to decipher our needs and then consistently delivers high quality workshops and one-on-one writing coaching. Susan brings a lot of energy to helping associates hone their writing skills, and she achieves good results time after time.”
— Julie Norris, Director of Attorney Development & Recruitment
Honigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn LLP

“Susan’s tailored approach to our summer associate legal writing program ensures that the specific needs of our group—which may vary year to year—are addressed. This kind of customized attention makes her services more valuable than any other writing instructor’s I’ve seen, and the results are immediate.”
— Jessica Buchsbaum, Director of Professional Development and Legal Recruiting
Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP

“Both I and my team [the Regulatory Services Inquiry Unit] found Susan’s consultations to be invaluable. Not only did she deliver tangible results, she provided customized feedback to the staff in a way that was easy to hear and internalize. The quality scores of my team after working with Susan skyrocketed, and her individualized approach with each of the team members has catapulted the skill level of a group of frontline employees to becoming professional and confident writers!”
— Cathy Ware, Information Protection-Business Continuity
Cigna

“Susan has a unique ability to connect with attorneys at all levels, whether in a group setting or in one-on-one coaching. She gets results and makes my life easier. What could be better?”
— Heather Edes, Director of Professional Development
Sullivan & Worcester

“Susan gave timely, effective feedback to our young associates on their legal writing. Her one-on-one coaching left us with more confident writers and better work product.”
— Carin Ojala, Director of Recruiting and Development
Warner Norcross & Judd LLP

“From ‘Recognizing Verbal Clutter’ to ‘Making the Language of the Law Intelligible and Memorable,’ Susan McCloskey’s articles for the New York State Bar Association Journal have provided practical guidance to our members.  I remember Susan almost every time I break up a run-on sentence.”
— Howard F. Angione, Esq., editor of the Journal, 1998-2004

“Susan has worked with several of our associates on a one-on-one basis, and we have received great feedback from each of them. Our associates indicate that Susan is thorough and practical in her comments regarding legal writing skills, and she helps lawyers improve the accessibility and clarity of their writing.”
— Morgan L. Smith, Director, Professional Development
Dykema