Lilah Sutphen

Attorney, Heath-Newton LLP

Lilah Sutphen is an attorney at Heath-Newton LLP, a Bay Area family law firm. Lilah’s practice focuses on high-asset dissolution, complex child-custody matters, adoptions, and other family law issues relevant to the LGBT community and alternative family formation.

The emotional, “real” component of family law is what keeps Lilah passionately involved in her work. Lilah is a “people person” who strives to relate, understand, and do what she can to effect change in her clients’ lives. Lilah has a specific attachment to children and has the goal to become a kindergarten teacher in her second career. These traits keep the passion she has in her work alive and her dedication to her clients eternal.

Lilah received her B.A. from U.C. Davis in 2007, with a major in sociology and an emphasis on law and society. Lilah earned her J.D. in 2010 from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego. While in law school, Lilah was actively involved in various LGBT-related organizations in the community and at her law school.

Lilah’s interests include running, cycling, hiking, traveling, and cooking. She ran the Boston marathon in 2011 and has placed first place overall women in two half-marathons.