Susanna Greenberg

Visiting Assistant Professor
Director, Civil Justice Clinic



Susanna Greenberg directs the Villanova Civil Justice Clinic, in which students develop core lawyering skills as they undertake a range of civil litigation matters for underserved clients, involving housing, employment, public benefits, consumer finance, family, and property law.

From 2012-2018, Susanna taught at the University of Pennsylvania Law School in the Civil Practice Clinic as a Clinical Supervisor and Lecturer. Prior to her clinical teaching, she was a member of the litigation department of a large law firm in Philadelphia, representing clients in antitrust class actions and a variety of other complex civil litigation, as well as pro bono matters related to immigration, homeownership, education, and family law. Before law school, she worked as an elementary school teacher in public and charter schools in the District of Columbia and as a gubernatorial campaign staffer in Pennsylvania.

Susanna was selected for the Center for Progressive Leadership’s Political Leaders Fellowship in 2010. She also served on the boards of trustees for Young Involved Philadelphia as well as Independence Charter School, including two years as Board President. Her primary interests include anti-poverty work, education policy, and medical-legal partnerships. She is a graduate of Yale University and New York University School of Law.


Work / Practice Experience

  • Clinical Supervisor & Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania Law School (2012-2018)
  • Litigation Associate, Ballard Spahr LLP (2007-2012)
  • Teacher, District of Columbia public and charter schools (2003-04)
Susanna Greenberg, Visiting Assistant Professor & Director of the Civil Justice Clinic

Office: Rm 134, Law School Building
Phone: 610-519-3061

Courses and Seminars:

  • Civil Justice Clinic


  • New York University Law, JD
  • Yale University, BA