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Debra  L. Raskin

PRACTICES

Employment Law

EDUCATION

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

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
Debra L. Raskin
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CONTACT INFORMATION
Tel: (212) 403-7300
Fax: 212-221-3172
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Debra L. Raskin graduated from Radcliffe College magna cum laude in 1973 and received her law degree from Yale in 1977.  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.  From 2014 to 2016 Ms. Raskin served as the President of the New York City Bar Association.  She is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, has taught at Columbia and Fordham Law Schools and has lectured and written on employment law matters for the New York State Bar Association and the Practicing Law Institute, among other groups.  

Litigation Percentage

95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

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
  • Professional Associations and Memberships
  • New York City Bar Association, President, 2014 to 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

AWARDS & MEMBERSHIPS

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