Susan T. Ford

Of Counsel

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T410-268-6600 ext(3410)


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Bar/Court Admissions

  • Maryland, 1989
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, 1990
  • District of Columbia, 2013

Susan T. Ford

Susan T. Ford’s practice includes environmental law, zoning and development law, municipal law and commercial property litigation.

Ms. Ford’s practice focuses on environmental regulatory matters, including contaminated property, underground storage tanks and land development issues.  She has represented corporations, municipalities, homeowner’s associations and individuals in matters involving property disputes, waterfront development, solid waste management, wastewater permitting, historic district development, microbrew/liquor licensing, aquaculture permitting, and complex environmental litigation.  Her practice also requires significant contacts with the Maryland Department of the Environment, Maryland Department of Natural Resources, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Anne Arundel County Departments of Public Works and Planning and Zoning, and the City of Annapolis.

Honors / Awards

  • Whats Up? Magazine Leading Lawyer in Environmental Law and Zoning Planning and Land Use 2016-2021, 2024-2025

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Anne Arundel County Bar Association
  • Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce Chair, Environmental Committee
  • 1996-2000 Maryland Marine Trades Association, President 2002
  • Anne Arundel Industrial and Commercial Realtors Association, Treasurer 2006
  • Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Past Vice-chairman of the Board of Directors

Community Involvement

  • Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce, Chair, Environmental Committee
  • President, Maryland Marine Trades Association (2002)
  • Treasurer, Anne Arundel Industrial and Commercial Realtors Association (2006)
  • Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors

Speaking/Teaching Engagements

  • “Environmental Risks as an Opportunity in Foreclosure” - National Business Institute  (2014)
  • “Storm Water Management - Changing Policies & Legal Issues” - TMDL Implementation (2011 – 2012)
  • “Environmental Assessment Standards” - Anne Arundel Industrial and Commercial Association  (Update 2011)


  • University of Baltimore School of Law (J.D., 1988)
  • University of Maryland (B.S. in Biochemistry, 1984)