Writing Portfolio

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Here you’ll find a sample of Susan Schott Karr’s writing. Her publications have appeared as Web content, book excerpts and manuscripts, and magazine copy.

Although not necessarily a subject-matter expert, Susan’s ability to write clearly and concisely about complex topics comes to light. Often, extensive interviewing and research pave the way for a fresh take on an idea or concept.

Accounting/Financial Education

Business/Education

  • “Executive Education at Stanford: A Boutique Approach.” Poets & Quants. Aug. 14, 2014.
  • “College Raises Thousands to Help Fight Local Hunger.” UC Hastings College of the Law. May 29, 2012.
  • “Distinguished Public Servants Appointed to State Court Bench.” UC Hastings College of the Law. May 29, 2012.
  • “Hastings-to-Haiti Partnership & UC Hastings Law Library Release New Research Tutorial.” UC Hastings College of the Law. Dec. 13, 2012.
  • “UC Hastings Graduates Sworn Into the California Bar.” Jan. 17, 2012.
  • “Center for WorkLife Law Receives Rockefeller Family Fund Grant Money.” Jan. 13, 2012.
  • “Professor Robin Feldman Co-Authors New England Journal of Medicine “Perspective” on Copyright Law & Medical Care.” Jan. 9, 2012.
  • “Frederick E. Clement ’87 Appointed as Bankruptcy Judge.” UC Hastings College of the Law. Dec. 21, 2011.
  • “UC Hastings Team Sweeps Tang Moot Court National Championship.” Dec. 11, 2011.
  • “China Town Hall Held With Dr. Zbigniew Brezezinski Focus on U.S.-China Relationships and Legal Implications.” UC Hastings College of the Law. Nov. 18, 2011.
  • “Meeting of the Minds: Traynor Symposium.” June 17 , 2011.
  • “Championships Moot Court Team Sweeps Four National Championships.” April 7, 2011.
  • “Poor, Pregnant and Fired: Caregiver Discrimination Against Low-Wage Workers.” Mar. 29, 2011.
  • “Masaya Uchino’s ’11 Effort to Expedite Relief Monies to Japan Gains Traction.” Mar. 23, 2011.
  • “Prof. Rory Little Weighs in on Bonds Case.” Mar. 21, 2011.
  • “Frontiers in Women’s Health.” UC Hastings College of the Law. Feb. 28, 2011.
  • “Chip Robertson ’98 Appointed by Governor to UC Hastings Board of Directors.” Feb. 22, 2011.
  • “UC Hastings CNDR Receives JAMS Grant.” Feb. 18, 2011.
  • “Judge Edward J. Davila ’79 Named to Federal Judgeship.” Feb. 15, 2011.
  • “UC Hastings Interview with Scott Turow.” UC Hastings College of the Law. Feb. 7, 2011.
  • “Grateful Alumnus Sculpts Tribute to Dean Snodgrass.” UC Hastings College of the Law. Jan. 11, 2011.

Business Writing/eLearning

  • “How to Proofread.” Essentials of Communication. Edited by Mary Ellen Guffey. 2004.
  • Magazine article: “Business Writing: Tips from a Pro.” Financial Executive. July 2000.
  • Magazine article: “Learning Business Writing Online.” Financial Executive. June 2001.
  • Magazine article: “eLearning: Anytime/Anyplace Learning.” Financial Executive. Nov. 2002.
  • Magazine article: “Sarbanes-Oxley Training Gets Web-Enabled.” Financial Executive. Nov. 2004.

Economics

Financial Reporting

  • Web article: “Informa expands financial information business through acquisition.” LocalBusiness.com. Feb. 15, 2001.
  • Web article: “NexMed secures $5 million line of credit.” LocalBusiness.com. Feb. 21, 2001.
  • Web article: “NetCarrier expands with Eclipse acquisition.” LocalBusiness.com. Feb. 27, 2001.

Information Technology

Insurance Compliance

SEC Regulations/Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Online (some also hardcopy magazine) news articles:

  • “Companies Tweak Director Communications Processes.” ComplianceWeek.com. May 5, 2005.
  • “Companies Stick With Black-Scholes For FASB Expensing.” ComplianceWeek.com. Apr. 19, 2005.
  • Compensation Committees Hiring Their Own Consultants.” ComplianceWeek.com. Apr. 5, 2005
  • “SEC: Notification Of Late Filing Demands Full Disclosure.” ComplianceWeek.com. Mar. 22, 2005.
  • “Guide To Proxy Advisory, Vote Recommendation Services.” ComplianceWeek.com. Feb. 22, 2005.
  • “404 Disclosure: Experts Say Get In Front Of The Issue.” ComplianceWeek.com. Feb. 15, 2005.
  • “Case Shows Detail With Which Frauds Must Be Described.” ComplianceWeek.com. Feb. 1, 2005.
  • “Auditor Bandwidth Affecting Clients, Big 4, Second Six.” ComplianceWeek.com, Feb. 1, 2005.
  • “Swingvote Takes On Proxy Voting Account Handler ADP.” ComplianceWeek.com. Dec. 21, 2004.
  • “Audit Fees Are Up, But The Story May Not Be Complete.” ComplianceWeek.com. Dec. 7, 2004
  • Gap Between Earnings Releases, Quarterly Reports Narrows.” ComplianceWeek.com. Nov. 21, 2004.
  • “Coverage Lines Blur Between Law Firms, Public Relations Practices.” ComplianceWeek.com. Nov. 16, 2004.
  • “SEC Calls for Better Compensation Disclosure.” ComplianceWeek.com. Nov. 9, 2004.
  • “Where Are The Comment Letters? Don’t Hold Your Breath.” ComplianceWeek.com. Oct. 26, 2004
  • “NYSE Proposal May Impact Audit Committee Practices.” ComplianceWeek.com. Oct. 19, 2004.
  • “Approach To Director Communications Rule Varies.” ComplianceWeek.com. Oct. 5, 2004.
  • “Companies Slow To Deliver Compliance Docs Electronically.”  ComplianceWeek.com. Sep. 28, 2004.
  • “Audit Committee Financial Experts, One Year Later.” ComplianceWeek.com. Sep. 21, 2004.
  • Over-Disclosure: Companies Look to Differentiate Themselves.” ComplianceWeek.com. Aug. 17, 2004.
  • “FASB Moves Forward With Requirement To Expense Options.” ComplianceWeek.com. Aug. 10, 2004.
  • “Keeping Pace, Working Smart: Is The SEC Overextended?” ComplianceWeek.com. Aug. 3, 2004.
  • “Halfway Through The E&Y Ban: Slim Pickings For Public Companies.” ComplianceWeek.com. July 27, 2004.
  • “Internal Controls Get Poor Detection Marks, But Numbers Misleading.” ComplianceWeek.com. July 20, 2004.

Web Content

  • “Online Content, My Generation.” InternetContent.net. Nov. 15, 2000.
  • “Content as a Marketing Tool: A Strategic Approach.” InternetContent.net. Nov. 22, 2000.
  • “Online Content, What Makes the Bucks?” InternetContent.net. Nov. 29, 2000.