Deb is Chair of the firm's Crisis Management Practice Group. She leads critical representations, both high-profile and highly confidential, involving a wide variety of industries, economic sectors, regulatory bodies, law enforcement agencies, global jurisdictions and all types of proceedings. Her clients are in the private and public sectors. She has represented companies, boards, and audit and other board committees in internal investigations, compliance-related issues, and criminal investigations regarding the FCPA, health care laws, financial controls, trade secrets, and cyber/data intrusions, among multiple other areas.
U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California 2002-2007. Former California State Court Judge. Former Police Commissioner for LAPD. Selected as Monitor/Election Officer by DOJ, NY Attorney General, and local municipality.
JD, Boston College, 1985; BA, Pitzer College, 1981.