DEBRA SURGAN

ASSOCIATE

BIO

Debbi joined RLG as an associate in 2017. Debbi is a versatile and experienced civil and commercial litigator whose practice includes a wide range of matters, including professional liability litigation, public entity liability litigation, personal injury litigation, civil rights litigation, land use law and affordable housing proceedings, commercial disputes, breach of contract claims, and civil and commercial fraud claims. Prior to joining RLG, Debbi gained substantial litigation experience with a well-known professional liability defense firm and well-known firm representing a variety of public entities in both litigation and regulatory matters. Debbi graduated cum laude from Brandeis University in 2002 with a Bachelor’s degree in Politics, and received her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center in 2005. While working towards her law degree, Debbi served on the Executive Board of the Georgetown University Law Center Equal Justice Foundation and received the Office of Public Interest and Community Service Public Service Award. Before entering private practice, Debbi clerked for the Honorable Thomas J. Critchley, Jr., J.S.C., Superior Court of New Jersey, Sussex County. Debbi is admitted to practice in New Jersey and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.

EDUCATION

J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, Washington DC, 2005

B.A., cum laude, Brandeis University, Waltham MA, 2002

BAR ADMISSIONS

State of New Jersey

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

INTERESTS

Debbi enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, traveling, and reading.

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