Suzanne Belot Norton


Of Counsel
Four Seagate
Eighth Floor
Toledo, Ohio 43604


Suzanne Belot Norton is a member of the firm's Labor & Employment Group. She is an Ohio State Bar Association Certified Specialist in Workers' Compensation Law and has extensive experience defending public and private businesses that are both state-funded and self-insured. 

Suzanne enjoys working with clients to bring complicated and difficult cases to their proper conclusion. She works closely with her clients to understand each unique situation and provide legal counsel at all stages of the administrative process. Suzanne strives to resolve claims and litigation with a practical, results-oriented approach to best assist her clients in an effective manner. She regularly assists clients with workplace evaluations making sure they are compliant, up to date and implementing measures to avoid future issues.  

Suzanne has been named as an Ohio Super Lawyer in Workers' Compensation, selected as one of Northwest Ohio's Top 100 Attorneys by the Toledo Business Journal in Workers' Compensation and Municipal Law, has been recognized by the Ohio State Bar Association and Ohio Supreme Court as a Certified Specialist in Ohio Workers' Compensation Law since 1999, and is a member of the Workers' Compensation Law Specialty Board of the Ohio State Bar Association. 

As part of her governmental practice experience, Suzanne previously served as the Interim Law Director, Workers' Compensation Counsel and Assistant City Law Director for the City of Maumee. She also served as the City Solicitor for the City of Wheeling, West Virginia, and as Town Solicitor for Triadelphia, West Virginia. 






News / Events

on May 2021

Awards / Recognition

  • Selected for Toledo Business Journal's 2020 Who's Who in Toledo Area Law 

Professional / Community

Professional Affiliations

  • RIMS, The Risk Management Society
  • ClaimsXChange
  • Lucas County and Toledo Women's Bar Association
  • Northwest Ohio Self-Insured Association
  • Safety Council of Northwest Ohio 
  • Ohio Self-Insured Association
  • Ohio Women's Bar Association
  • Toledo Bar Association
    • Bar Admissions, Workers' Compensation, and Public Law Committees

Community Affiliations

  • The Victory Center - Past Board Member
  • Greater Toledo YMCA, Wolf Creek Branch - Past Board Member
  • Notre Dame Academy (Grades 7-12) - Past Finance Committee Member 


J.D., 1983 , Duquesne University School of Law
B.S.B.A., Marketing/International Business, 1980, The Ohio State University


West Virginia
United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio
United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio
United States District Court, Northern District of West Virginia
United States District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania

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