100 Wellington St W, Suite 3200, PO Box 329, Toronto-Dominion Ctr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1996 (ON)
Deborah is recognized as a leading advocate with a broad commercial and civil litigation practice. She regularly acts for individuals, companies and financial institutions providing creative advice and strategies for litigating and resolving complicated business disputes. Her significant mandates include cases involving complex commercial agreements, director and officer liability, banking litigation, commercial real estate disputes, fraud claims, shareholder and partnership disputes, insolvency proceedings and securities-related matters over a wide cross-section of industries. She is a skilled trial and appellate lawyer, appearing regularly in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and in the negotiation, mediation and private arbitration of commercial disputes. Deborah is a past President of The Advocates’ Society, the pre-eminent association of litigation counsel in Canada. She is recognized as a leading litigator in several major legal publications and is known for her commitment and contribution to excellence in the profession. She is a sought-after speaker, moderator and advocacy skills trainer.