Debra L. Raskin

Debra L. Raskin

Partner
Location:
New York, New York
Phone:
212-403-7300
Fax:
212-221-3172
Email:

Debra L. Raskin graduated from Radcliffe College magna cum laude in 1973 and received her law degree from Yale in 1977. She was admitted to the bar in Illinois in 1977 and in New York in 1983. She worked at the Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago from 1977 to 1981, serving in 1981 as Supervisor of Employment Litigation for that organization. She served as law clerk to Hon. Lee P. Gagliardi of the United States District Court, Southern District of New York from 1982 to 1984. From 1984 to 1986, she served as an Assistant Attorney General of the State of New York in the Civil Rights Bureau. She joined the Vladeck firm in 1986, and became a partner of the firm in October 1988. Ms. Raskin is an adjunct faculty member at Columbia Law School and has lectured and written on employment law matters for the New York State Bar Association and the American Law Institute/American Bar Association, among other groups.

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law - Employee

Litigation Percentage

  • 95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1977
  • New York, 1983
  • Florida, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

  • Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut
    • J.D.
  • Radcliffe College
    • B.A. magna cum laude

Classes/Seminars

  • New York State Bar Association & Practising Law Institute, Lecturer and Writer on Employment Law Matters
  • Columbia Law School, Adjunct Faculty Member
  • Fordham Law School, Adjunct Faculty Member
  • New York City Bar Association

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers
  • Top 100: New York - Metro Super Lawyers
  • Top 50: Women New York - Metro Super Lawyers
  • Top 10: New York - Metro Super Lawyers

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York City Bar Association, President, 2014 - 2016
  • Labor and Employment Committee of the New York City Bar Association, Former Chair
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow

Past Employment Positions

  • Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago, Supervisor of Employment Litigation
  • Hon. Lee P. Gagliardi of the United States District Court, Southern District of New York, Law Clerk
  • Office of the Attorney General of the State of New York, Assistant Attorney General, Assistant Attorney

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Beta Kappa