July 5, 1949
|Alma mater||Meredith College (B.A.)|
University of North Carolina (M.A.)
Wake Forest University School of Law (J.D.)
|Title||Dean Emerita & Professor of Law, Wake Forest University School of Law|
Robert "Hoppy" Elliot (m. 1978)
|Children||Reynolds Michael Elliot (b.1980)|
Caroline McDonald Elliot (b.1982)
Lillie Mauldin Elliot (b.1987)
|Parent(s)||Claude Morris "Chuck" Reynolds Sr.|
Eugenia "Genie" McDonald
|Relatives||Claude Morris Reyonds Jr. (brother)|
|Website||WFU School of Law profile|
Suzanne Reynolds (born 1949, in Lexington, North Carolina) is a law professor and dean emerita at Wake Forest University School of Law. She is the first woman to head the school, and was named dean after serving four years as executive associate dean for academic affairs.
Reynolds graduated with a bachelor's degree from Meredith College in 1971, with an M.A. degree from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1976, and with a J.D. from Wake Forest University School of Law in 1977. From her law school graduation until she accepted a position at WFU, Reynolds worked at the Greensboro law firm of Smith Moore Smith Schell & Hunter. In 1978, she married Robert M. "Hoppy" Elliot, also an attorney.
Reynolds won the North Carolina Governor's Distinguished Woman of the Year award for Education in 1998, the Gwyneth B. Davis Award for Public Service from the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys in 1996, and the Joseph Branch Teaching Excellence award from Wake Forest Law School in 1994. Her publications include the three-volume treatise, Lee's North Carolina Family Law.
- WFU School of Law profile
- News and Record (2014-06-19). "Wake Forest law school names interim dean". Retrieved 2014-10-08.
- News & Observer (2007-11-13). "Reynolds v. Edmunds for Supreme Court". Retrieved 2014-10-08. Archived 2008-10-19 at the Wayback Machine
- Dan Galindo, Winston-Salem Journal (2012-12-12) "Reynolds just shy of seat on high court in late count". Retrieved 2014-10-08.