Our Team

At Guzov we are proud of our professional staff, who share both the legal skills and commitment to service that enable them to provide our clients with the excellence they expect and are entitled to.

Debra J. Guzov
Silvia L. Bolatti
Ami de Chapeaurouge
Donna G. Recant
Anne W. Salisbury
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Debra J. Guzov

As the firm’s founder, Debra Guzov, is a leader in establishing a culture of partnership in providing innovative and efficient solutions to meet the needs of the individual client. Debra is experienced in representing clients in both State and Federal appellate courts, and also boasts an extensive history of participation in high-stakes business litigation. Her diverse background in litigation serves as a valuable resource to clients, providing unique insight in practicing litigation avoidance. Frequently assisting businesses as an outside general counsel, Debra specializes in strategizing and negotiating, in addition to drafting licensing, distribution, operating, shareholder, and employment agreements.

With prior international law firm experience, Debra is well-versed in the complexities of international litigation and arbitration, including procedures for taking of evidence abroad, the prosecution and defense of lawsuits before international tribunals, the Hague Convention, and seizure of assets located abroad. A respected communicator and seasoned practitioner, Debra is a regular editorial contributor and lecturer on a variety of legal topics.

EDUCATION

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, J.D.

Barnard College, Columbia University, B.A., with honors

DISTINCTIONS

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law Editor of the Moot Court Board

Eastern Region Finalist in the Philip C. Jessup Moot Court Competition

Invitee to the International Law Journal

AFFILIATIONS

Women Presidents’ Organization

WBENC Certified Women Owned Business

ADMISSIONS

State of New York

State of New Jersey

U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals

U.S. Southern District of New York

U.S. Eastern District of New York

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