Suzanne R. Griffin

SVP, General Counsel & Chief Risk Officer at Butterball

Suzanne Griffin joined Butterball, LLC in 2012 and currently serves as senior vice president, general counsel and chief risk officer. Making use of a broad legal background in agriculture, industry and finance, she provides legal advice to senior management and works closely with the business lines on business and commercial issues. She is also responsible for environmental and workplace safety management as well as providing oversight for other risk related issues.

Prior to joining Butterball, Griffin was a partner at Poyner Spruill, LLP. Griffin also spent three years as Deputy General Counsel at the US bank subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada and has significant agriculture law experience from her eight years in leadership roles with Continental Grain Company. Griffin has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois, College of Agriculture and a Juris Doctor degree from Northwestern University School of Law.


  • SVP, General Counsel & Chief Risk Officer

    Current role

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