Deborah is a commercial litigator practising at Thornton Grout Finnigan LLP. She acts for individuals, corporations and financial institutions providing creative advice and strategies for resolving complicated business disputes. Deborah routinely advises and represents clients on cases involving complex commercial agreements, director and officer liability, banking litigation, commercial real estate disputes, fraud claims, shareholder and partnership disputes and securities-related issues. She appears as counsel in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List) and in the negotiation, mediation and private arbitration of commercial disputes. Deborah is recognized as a leading lawyer in several publications. Deborah is a member of the Board of The Advocates’ Society and sits on the Commercial List Users Committee (CLUC). She is a regular speaker and moderator at Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programs and is active in mentoring young lawyers. She was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1996 and the Bar of New York in 1997.