Susan has been passionately fighting for clients facing criminal charges since 1994. She is known for her persistence and perseverance.
She started her career as an assistant public defender. In that capacity, she tried multiple jury trials as lead counsel defending individuals charged with offenses ranging from misdemeanors to first degree murder.
Almost twenty years ago, Susan joined forces with Yery Marrero to form Marrero Bozorgi PL (now Bozorgi Law PLLC), a firm dedicated to representing individuals and corporations under investigation or charged in a criminal or regulatory matters, with an emphasis on white-collar offenses. Yery has since left the firm to become a judge. Bozorgi Law is an all female boutique defense firm with two partners and one associate.
Susan has extensive experience in federal court, where she has been lead counsel and defended clients charged by the United States Government with offenses including Medicare fraud, pharmaceutical fraud, wire fraud, mail fraud, mortgage fraud, bank fraud, security fraud, money laundering, drug conspiracies, aggravated identity theft crimes, tax offenses, Hobbs act violations, and firearm offenses. She has litigated in both state and federal courts throughout the country and has tried well over 75 jury trials.
She has experience representing professionals from all business sectors, including lawyers, doctors, executives, and politicians who are facing either the possibility of a criminal charge or have been formally charged. Susan also has experience representing individuals before the Securities and Exchange Commission.
In the last decade, Susan increased her leadership role in the criminal defense field and currently serves as the Global Vice Chair on the Executive Committee for WWCDA, as a past board member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) and served for many years as the co-chair of the Defense Function Committee, which serves as the voice of the defense bar for the Criminal Justice Section of the American Bar Association. She has also committed herself to supporting women in the criminal defense field as the founder of the Women Criminal Defense Attorneys blog, and in her local community as co-chair of the Florida Chapter for WWCDA.
Both Susan individually and the firm are ranked by Chambers and Partners USA for White Collar and Government Investigations. She has been listed in Best Lawyers in America© since 2018 for White Collar Defense, and been AV-Rated by Martindale Hubbell for many years.
Susan routinely speaks around the country on issues related to white collar defense.