Susan C. Glen, Partner

Susan Glen is a partner at Dunn Carney LLP where she practices real estate and business law. Susan’s more than 20 years of real estate transaction work includes acquisitions, sales, section 1031, tax-deferred exchanges of all types of commercial real property, and extensive lease negotiation experience. She has particular expertise with real estate development; industrial and environmentally impacted properties; and mixed-use development matters involving easements and covenants, conditions and restrictions.

Susan emphasizes clear communication with her clients and works to make their priorities her own. By taking time to understand their objectives, she can provide the highest quality advice possible in a practical and cost-effective fashion. Her clients include large, closely-held investment and development companies, industrial property owners and companies, government entities, individuals and various smaller companies.

Susan is an active member of the firm’s Construction and Design Team. As part of her real estate development practice, she leads the Condominium and Planned Community Team. Her extensive experience with condominium and planned unit development construction and formation ranges from several-unit dwellings to complex mixed-use urban developments. Susan’s practice also includes post-turnover condominium management issues, giving her a keen understanding of key issues for condominium construction and operation.

Before becoming a lawyer, Susan studied city and regional planning at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and worked as a regional planner in southern New Hampshire.  This training and experience give her a broad and practical understanding of land use planning and regulation, which helps her advance her clients’ interests.

When not practicing law, Susan golfs, gardens, cooks for friends, explores other cities, and fly fishes throughout Oregon and during her travels.


  • Oregon, 1994
  • Washington, 1997


  • University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., 1994
  • Carleton College, B.A., 1986

PROFESSIONAL Organizations

  • Oregon State Bar, Member of House of Delegates, 2004-2007
  • Washington State Bar, Member
  • Multnomah Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Oregon Women Lawyers, former Queen’s Bench Board Member
  • NAIOP, Member
  • Commercial Association of Brokers, Member
  • Commercial Real Estate Women, Member, Portland Chapter Board President, 2007, Board Member, 2003-2008