As director of integration, Debby is responsible for the integration of lateral partners, of counsel and associates firmwide. She serves as one of the primary representatives of the firm to the legal community in seeking to attract the best possible legal talent.
Debby provides leadership and vision in the development and implementation of integration priorities and strategies for lateral attorneys, working closely with the firm managing partner, office managing partners, department chairs and other senior leaders at the firm to develop and pursue those priorities and strategies.
In addition, Debby is the special assistant to the chairman of the management committee.
Prior to joining Barnes & Thornburg in 2002, Debby worked as an office administrator in both large and small firms in the Chicago area. She is currently a member of National Association of Law Placement (NALP); Association of Legal Administrators (ALA); and Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM).