Deborah S. Stern

Associate
Located in

New York, NY

“I thrive on the challenge of paving the most efficient and effective route to deliver results to clients.”

- Deborah Stern

“I thrive on the challenge of paving the most efficient and effective route to deliver results to clients.”

- Deborah Stern

Deborah is a New York-based litigation attorney focusing her practice on representing and counseling clients in insurance defense and alternative dispute resolution. She handles all aspects of litigation, from planning and implementing litigation strategy to case resolution, for clients facing claims and disputes in New York and New Jersey.

Clients appreciate Deborah’s drive and attention to detail.  She loves the challenge of navigating the sometimes unpredictable litigation process, devising case strategies and adjusting them as the discovery process progresses. Deborah also enjoys appearing in court and getting to litigate with and against skilled attorneys, and, of course, obtaining favorable results.

Deborah ­ a native of Switzerland ­ is fluent in German and English, as well as professionally proficient in Spanish. In her spare time, she enjoys exploring New York’s diverse culinary offerings and neighborhoods. As an avid hiker and snowboarder, she has travelled across Europe, North America, Japan, and Korea to explore the outdoors.

Prior to joining Obermayer, Deborah worked in medical and nursing home malpractice defense at a leading New York firm. During her time there, she represented hospitals, physicians, dentists, nursing homes, and home healthcare providers in New York courts. Deborah also spent several years working for non-profit organizations in New York City, where she represented rent-regulated tenants in affirmative and defensive litigation.

  • Public interest lawyer representing low-income New Yorkers in housing/eviction proceedings for over four years.
  • While in law school, she was Executive Editor of the Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review and gained litigation experience at non-profit organizations assisting low-income individuals.