Susan Dominick Doughton

Susan Dominick Doughton Profile


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  • Birmingham Southern College (B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1974)
  • Vanderbilt University (J.D., Order of the Coif, Student Writing Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review, 1977)
  • Admitted - Alabama (1977)


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About Susan Dominick Doughton

Susan Doughton’s practice of law focuses on health care law, including representing hospitals and physician groups.  In 2010, she was named Best Lawyers® Lawyer of the Year for health care law in Birmingham (Copyright 2011 by Woodward/Wright, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.).

Susan graduated from Birmingham-Southern College in 1974, where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.  She graduated from Vanderbilt Law School in 1977 and served on the Vanderbilt Law Review.  

Her professional and civic affiliations include: Alabama Bar Association and Member of the American Health Lawyers Association. 

Susan has been selected as a “Best Lawyers® in America:  “Health Law” from 1993 to the present (Copyright 2018 by Woodward/Wright, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.).  She is Peer Review Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell®.

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Member, Alabama Bar Association
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association
  • Selected, “Best Lawyers in America®: Health Law” 1983-present  (Copyright 2018 by Woodward/Wright, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.)