For more than 30 years, Debra has focused her practice on health care, transactional and real estate matters. She represents doctors and other non-institutional health care providers in business and regulatory issues.

Debra is particularly fluent in the specific concerns that health care providers must address in their shareholder, partnership and employment agreements. She advises on compliance with the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute, as well as a full range of corporate and business matters, including shareholder, partnership and employment agreements, practice sales, mergers, joint ventures, real estate acquisitions and leases, negotiation of managed care agreements and hospital physician arrangements. In addition, she has worked extensively with ambulatory surgical centers and physician investors in a variety of health care-related ventures.

Debra also represents law firms, architects, chemical companies, restaurants, travel agencies and electronics distributors in corporate, real estate and business transactions.

Before Fox Rothschild

Prior to joining Fox Rothschild, Debra was a name partner at the boutique firm Karafin & Gruenstein. Before that, she was at Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis-Cohen.

Beyond Fox Rothschild

Debra is a frequent speaker on health law issues. She is an annual lecturer at the American Academy of Pediatrics Career Day. 

Honors & Awards

  • Named a Pennsylvania “Super Lawyer” (2006)