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Hawley Troxell names Susan Olson as the firm’s CEO

By Hawley Troxell,

Boise, ID – June 1, 2023. Hawley Troxell’s Board of Directors and Equity Partners are pleased to announce they have named Susan Olson as the firm’s CEO. As the CEO, Susan will provide leadership on firm finances, operations, growth and business initiatives.

“Susan has been a tremendous leader at the firm for many years, the title of CEO is commensurate with her background, experience, and professional accomplishments.” Said Co-Managing Partner, Tom Mortell. He added, “Susan is a trusted friend, mentor, and confidante to all of us at Hawley Troxell.”

Susan joined Hawley Troxell in 2001 after spending time in the health care and finance industries. Guided by the firm’s objectives, culture, and the ethical requirements of the legal profession, Susan is responsible for all financial and operational functions of the 100+ attorney law firm with 7 offices covering Idaho and the Inland Northwest of Washington. She is at the forefront of the firm’s mergers and acquisition strategies. It is Susan’s duty to ensure the firm meets it financial goals and objectives and has the proper operational controls and people systems in place to achieve the firm’s business objective – exceptional client services. Susan provides constant attention to the improvement of the organization to ensure financial strength and operating efficiencies of the business of law.

Susan was the first women Board President of Hillcrest Country Club, Treasure Valley CFO Forum President, American Lung Association Leadership Council Chair; College of Business and Economics Advisory Council Membership Chair, and Association of Legal Administrators Past President of Idaho Chapter.

She has been honored with the Women’s & Children’s Alliance, Tribute to Women & Industry (TWIN) Award (2003), Idaho Business Review’s Women of the Year (2018), and Idaho Business Review’s Excellence in Finance (2021).

Susan received her B.S. in Business Administration from Lewis Clark College, her MBA from Boise State University,and earned her Certified Legal Manager Certification.

About Hawley Troxell:

Hawley Troxell is a premier full-service business law firm with one of the largest and most experienced legal teams in Idaho and the inland Northwest. Hawley Troxell offers the pinnacle of sophisticated legal services with a proud tradition of excellence and a portfolio with expansive industry and regional reach.  Its Boise-headquartered team with locations in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho Falls, Pocatello, Reno, Spokane, and Yakima, Hawley Troxell’s headquarters is located at 877 W. Main Street in Boise, Idaho.  Hawley Troxell is also the exclusive member firm in Idaho for Lex Mundi, the world’s leading network of independent law firms with in-depth experience in 100+ countries worldwide.  For additional information about Hawley Troxell, visit www.hawleytroxell.com.  For additional information about Lex Mundi, visit www.lexmundi.com.