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About NLRB

Susannah Merritt


Judge Susannah Merritt was appointed in July 2023.  Previously, she served as an Administrative Law Judge for the Social Security Administration in Philadelphia.  Before her appointment with Social Security, she spent 11 years as a senior trial attorney in the Board’s regional office in Seattle.  She also worked for three years as an attorney advisor for the Board’s Office of Representation Appeals in Washington, DC.  Judge Merritt received her Bachelor's degree from Vassar College, her Master's degree in English Literature from the University of Virginia, and her Juris Doctor degree from Georgetown University Law Center.