Debra Garfinkle works on all types of civil litigation, including matters involving eminent domain and real estate. She has particular expertise in appellate law.

Prior to joining Nossaman, Debra spent close to nine years as a Research Attorney for the Honorable James W. Meyers, who was then the Chief Judge of the Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel and Chief Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of California. Debra reviewed trial and appellate briefs, researched and drafted memoranda, and assisted the judge in crafting trial and appellate decisions.

Debra has written dozens of legal articles for the Daily Journal, Law360 and other venues.



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State Bar of California

Orange County Trial Lawyers Association



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