Board Member since June 2017, is a retired senior partner from the Washington, D.C. office of DLA Piper. Her practice focused on litigation and negotiations related to air, water, and hazardous waste permit issues, transportation, cleanup and disposal of hazardous substances and the siting and modification of major air emissions sources. She has also focused on policies addressing ozone, acid rain, and climate change. Deborah is a former Assistant Attorney General of Maryland and Chief, Criminal Investigations Division as well as a former Assistant State’s Attorney for Montgomery County, Maryland. She has been listed in The Best Lawyers of America for the past 24 years in recognition of her environmental law practice and was a charter member and served on the Board of Regents of the American College of Environmental Lawyers. Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.; University of Maryland with honors.