As the firm’s founder, Debra Guzov, has established a culture of partnership by providing innovative and efficient solutions to meet the needs of the individual client. Debra has represented clients at 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 litigation avoidance. Debra frequently assists businesses as an outside general counsel and 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.
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, J.D.
Barnard College, Columbia University, B.A., with honors
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
Women Presidents’ Organization
WBENC Certified Women Owned Business
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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