Suzanne Loyd Cassidy received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia, a J.D. cum laude from Mercer Law School, where she served as Associate Fifth Circuit Survey Editor of the Mercer Law Review, and a master’s degree in Information Studies from Florida State University, where she was a member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. Professor Cassidy was appointed Director of the Law Library in 2000. Prior to joining Mercer Law School in 1987 as a reference librarian, Professor Cassidy practiced law in Macon and served as a law clerk to the late Honorable Duross Fitzpatrick, United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia. She assumed the status of professor emerita in July of 2017, after 30 years of service to the Law School.