McGlinchey Stafford’s Veters Named Honorary German Consul For Louisiana

Susanne U. Veters

NEW ORLEANS — McGlinchey Stafford PLLC announced Susanne U. Veters, an Associate in the firm’s New Orleans office, was appointed as Honorary Consul for the Federal Republic of Germany in Louisiana.

         Veters was recommended for the position by her predecessor, Honorary Consul W. Paul Andersson of Leak & Andersson, and was appointed by the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Joachim Gauck. She was installed at a reception led by Ricarda Redeker, Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany, at the Opera Guild Home in New Orleans on April 28.

         Honorary Consuls help to promote German-American relations and provide consular services, including assisting U.S. and German citizens in legal and consular issues related to Germany at locations more convenient than the central locations of the General Consulate Offices. Veters is one of the few Honorary Consuls in the United States that processes passport applications. In addition to assisting German citizens with passport applications and questions relating to German citizenship, the German Consulate helps businesses find partners and customers, and promotes educational and cultural exchanges.

         Veters earned her law degree from Humboldt University School of Law in Berlin, Germany and her Master of Laws degree, with a focus on U.S. Labor and Employment Law and Sports Law, from Tulane University Law School. She also holds a Mediation Certificate from Tulane University Law School.

         McGlinchey Stafford is a full-service law firm providing legal counsel to business clients nationwide. Guiding clients wherever business and law intersect, McGlinchey Stafford’s 200 attorneys are based in 13 offices in Alabama, California, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, Ohio, Texas, and Washington, DC.

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