About Us

Susan Lerner


slerner AT commoncause DOT org

Susan Lerner is the executive director of Common Cause New York.

She joined Common Cause in December, 2007 and is responsible for setting priorities, strategizing, lobbying, serving as a spokesperson, fund-raising and leading the team for the New York organization.

Before joining Common Cause, Susan served as executive director of the California Clean Money Campaign from 2003 to 2007. As a member of the New York and California bars, she was a litigator for almost 20 years.

Susan has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Chicago and a law degree from the New York University School of Law.