Deborah’s practice focuses on complex restructurings and liquidations, as well as complex commercial litigation. With 20 years of experience in the insolvency field, she represents a variety of parties including debtors, trustees, committees of unsecured creditors, landlords, lenders, insurers and receivers in a variety of different venues across the United States. She also has represented parties active in the health care, retail, oil and gas and restaurant industries.
In the past, Deborah held a number of leadership positions within the Firm, including serving as the Shareholder Liaison to the Management Committee and as the Co-Chair of the Recruiting Committee. She currently serves as Co-Chair of the Firm's Women's Initiative Group and as Chair of the Firm's Summer Associate Program.
Bankruptcy & Restructuring
Director & Officer Litigation
Baylor University School of Law, J.D.
Trinity University, B.A.
Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated,
Thomson Reuters, Super Lawyers, 2014-2018
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
United States District Courts for the Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
Dallas Bar Association, Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section
Litigation Counsel of America, Complex Commercial Litigation Institute
Litigation Counsel of America, Diversity Law Institute
Litigation Counsel of America, The Trial Law Institute
Litigation Counsel of America, The Trial Lawyer Honorary Society (Fellow)
State Bar of Texas, Bankruptcy Law Section
Texas Bar Foundation (Lifetime Fellow)