Potter Burnett Law is proudly led by our nationally acclaimed personal injury attorneys Deborah L. Potter, Suzanne V. Burnett, and Andrew T. Burnett. Our new legal team understands the importance of standing by your side and confidently representing injured individuals throughout the state of Maryland and Washington, DC.
Deborah L. Potter
Debbie is well known for her $26 million dollar verdict against Ford Motor Company. After serving 12 years on the Court of Appeals Rules Committee, Deborah’s vast experience – with Motor Vehicle Accidents, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Deaths, Nursing Home Negligence and Slips and Falls has led to notable honors and awards. Deborah was selected as one of the Top Women in Law by the American Lawyer Magazine and has been deemed a “SuperLawyer” for six consecutive years. She has been “Maryland’s Top 100 Women” two times.
Suzanne V. Burnett
A Rising Star since 2013, according to SuperLawyers, in Maryland and Washington D.C., Suzanne Vetter Burnett focuses solely on personal injury matters—primarily car crashes and nursing home abuse and neglect cases. Suzanne is a Maryland native who grew up in Baltimore City. She briefly left Maryland to attend Virginia Tech where she studied Political Science and Professional Writing. She graduated Magna Cum Laude and received her Bachelor’s Degree. Suzanne then moved back to Baltimore City and continued her studies at The University of Baltimore School of Law, where she graduated Cum Laude.
Andrew T. Burnett
A Rising Star since 2014, according to SuperLawyers, Andrew focuses his practice solely on representing victims of personal injury, especially victims of medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. Andrew is originally from upstate New York and is a Cum Laude graduate of the State University of New York at Oswego where he earned a B.S. in Marketing. After college, Andrew moved to Baltimore where he graduated Cum Laude from the University of Baltimore School of Law and the Merrick School of Business earning his Juris Doctor and Masters of Business Administration in just 3 years.
Chris Salsman is an associate attorney at Potter Burnett Law. His practice is devoted to representing individuals injured due to the negligence of others, including victims of motor vehicle collisions, nursing home abuse/neglect, medical malpractice, and other forms of negligence.