With more than 20 years of experience as a licensed NJ attorney, Debra provides advice and counsel to corporate clients regarding workplace investigations, counseling, drafting and revising of company policies and procedures, representation in employee disciplinary actions, labor arbitrations, union grievances, student disciplinary actions, and claims of discrimination, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission position statements, New Jersey Division of Civil Rights cases, unemployment claims and wrongful termination. She has also represented school boards in a wide variety of matters, including employment related matters.
Debra also handles all aspects of real estate transactions, from contract negotiation through closing. She has experience with leasing, landlord-tenant, business formation and corporate governance. She can help you navigate all of the laws governing landlord-tenant rights and disputes. Debra prides herself on providing her clients with personalized attention, professionalism and sound advice.
Debra is also an adjunct professor at Berkeley College where she teaches legal and justice studies courses. Debra received her Juris Doctorate from Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University and her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Seton Hall University. During law school, Debra interned for the Hon. Bruce A. Gaeta, J.S.C. and was offered a clerkship at the Bergen County Superior Court of New Jersey. She also clerked for the Hon. Sybil R. Moses, A.J.S.C. and the Hon. Charles J. Walsh, J.S.C. She continued working for the State of New Jersey and joined the Department of Law & Public Safety, Division of Law, as a deputy attorney general, primarily handling employment and labor matters on behalf of state agencies for over ten years. In addition, she has served as corporate counsel for Benjamin Moore & Co. in their labor & employment group prior to joining the Lauren Murray Law Offices, LLC.