Sussan P. Harshbarger
Chief Legal Officer
Sussan P. Harshbarger serves as the Chief Legal Officer for McNeill Investment Group, LLC and of McNeill Hotel Company, LLC where she provides not only legal analysis, but also counsel and guidance with respect to business matters including expansion, acquisitions, contract negotiation, transactions, business development, corporate governance, compliance, and dispute resolution.
With over 30 years of experience and expertise, Sussan has been counsel to the McNeill family of companies since their beginning. Even before officially becoming a member of the team, Sussan has been working with the McNeill Executive Leadership Team on capital raises, acquisitions, financing, structuring, development, and real estate activities. As an equity partner of a regional firm, Sussan was a leader in the firm's commercial real estate & lending service team. She worked on multiple transactions and further developed her experience in the field of mergers & acquisitions, banking, and finance. Sussan has also served as corporate in-house counsel managing significant growth phases and as general counsel for a bank/mortgage company.
Raised in a multi-cultural environment, Sussan is fluent in North American culture and can speak, read, write, and think fluently in Spanish and English. A native of Mexico City, Mexico, she grew up in several US cities before calling Memphis home. Sussan is happiest when she is traveling or in the middle of a transaction.