Suzanne Burnett


Potter Burnett Law, LLC

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(301) 850-7000


16701 Melford Blvd Ste 421








Suzanne Vetter Burnett focuses solely on personal injury matters—primarily car crashes and nursing home abuse and neglect cases.

Suzanne is a Maryland native who grew up in Baltimore City. She briefly left Maryland to attend Virginia Tech where she studied Political Science and Professional Writing. She graduated Magna Cum Laude and received her Bachelor’s Degree.  Suzanne then moved back to Baltimore City and continued her studies at The University of Baltimore School of Law, where she graduated Cum Laude.

After finishing law school, Suzanne moved to Annapolis and began her career as a Judicial Law Clerk for The Honorable Laura S. Keissling in the Circuit Court of Anne Arundel County. After completing her clerkship, she joined a firm and practiced only personal injury Plaintiff’s work.  During that time, Suzanne gained extensive litigation experience representing injured individuals against big business insurance companies.

In 2012, after practicing law only two years, The Daily Record of Maryland honored Suzanne as a “Top Twenty in their Twenties” Award Recipient for her professional accomplishments and service to the community. Suzanne is a founding member of the Young Patrons for Maryland Hall for Creative Arts and is actively involved with the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) – Anne Arundel County. Suzanne serves on the Anne Arundel Bar Association’s Board of Trustees (AABA) and is the former chair of the AABA New Lawyers Committee. Suzanne has been recognized by SuperLawyers with the reveled distinction of ‘A Rising Star’ in Maryland and Washington D.C.—yearly since 2013.

In 2016, Suzanne was honored by The National Trial Lawyers as a “Top 40 Under 40” Award Recipient and was named one of “Maryland’s Outstanding Young Lawyers” by the American Registry for Top Attorneys. Additionally, she was chosen to 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019 Super Lawyers Rising Stars. In June 2018, Suzanne received the President’s Award from the Anne Arundel Bar Association. The award is selected by the AABA president, Steve Wrobel. Suzanne was recognized for her work on the board. Most notably, Suzanne played a large role in helping to plan the AABA Barristers Ball.

Suzanne lives in Annapolis with her husband, Andrew, their son, Brooks, and rescue dog, Koco.

Personal injury attorney serving: Charles County, Prince Georges County, Anne Arundel County, and the Maryland/DC/Metro area.