Deborah is a commercial litigator practising at Thornton Grout Finnigan LLP. She acts
for individuals, corporations and financial institutions providing creative
advice and strategies for resolving complicated business disputes. Deborah
routinely advises and represents clients on cases involving complex commercial
agreements, director and officer liability, banking litigation, commercial real
estate disputes, fraud claims, shareholder and partnership disputes and
securities-related issues. She appears as counsel in the Ontario Superior Court
of Justice (Commercial List) and in the negotiation, mediation and private
arbitration of commercial disputes. Deborah is recognized as a leading lawyer
in several publications. She is President of The Advocates’ Society.
Deborah is a frequent speaker and moderator at Continuing Professional
Development (CPD) programs. She was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1996 and
the Bar of New York in 1997.