Susan L. Blount
Susan L. Blount is senior vice president and general counsel of Prudential Financial, Inc. and is responsible for overseeing the company’s law, compliance and business ethics organizations.
Blount joined Prudential’s Law Department in 1985 as an attorney in the company’s commercial real estate operations. During her career at Prudential, Blount has held a variety of leadership positions including vice president and secretary for the company through the period of Prudential’s demutualization in late 2001. Most recently, Blount served as vice president and chief investment counsel, overseeing the Investment Division legal teams.
Prior to joining Prudential, Blount was an associate at the law firm of Kirkland & Ellis.
She is a member of the Board of Trustees of Montclair State University and a member of the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education. She serves on the Board of Directors of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Legal Reform. Blount was appointed as Chair of the Committee of Corporate General Counsel of the ABA’s Section of Business Law.
Blount attended the University of Chicago. She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor's degree in history and a juris doctor, with honors. She is a member of the bars of New Jersey and Illinois.