Firm Overview

Welcome to Topp Law.

Topp Law is owned and managed by Susan Hlywa Topp, who is a native of Gaylord, Michigan. Susan’s background inspired her to practice law in the environmental and natural resource arenas as she recognized the need for people who were knowledgeable in those areas to become involved in the legal profession.

We specialize in both litigation and regulatory actions under state and federal programs. We handle a broad range of cases, from a private landowner who needs help negotiating an oil and gas lease or real estate purchase, to large international corporations developing golf course communities and condominium projects, and all associated documentation, permits and governmental approvals. In sum, the Topp Law firm practice encompasses all things that touch the earth.

Our firms legal practice is defined by the following values:


Our law practice is driven by a very high degree of personal and professional integrity. This value translates to consistent and ethical handling of your case, in and out of the courtroom.

Excellence and Competence:

Our commitment to competence, quality and excellence is thorough and efficient. We focus on high quality work from beginning to end and are always accessible.


Every aspect of your case and your representation will be handled in a professional manner.

Our reputation in the legal community demonstrates that we do in fact practice law in a way that encompasses these values. We are always committed to the best possible outcome for you.