Debra Kobrin Levy | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Debra Kobrin Levy

Associate General Counsel, New York


Ms. Levy is Associate General Counsel of White & Case LLP based in the New York office. As such, she advises the Firm's lawyers on issues relating to professional responsibility.

Prior to joining White & Case in 2016, Debra practiced for 10 years at a boutique mid-town law firm. Her practice involved complex commercial litigation, labor and employment litigation and counseling, and assisting with trademark and copyright monitoring and filings. As a commercial litigator, Debra was involved in a broad range of cases, litigating commercial contract disputes, fraud claims, fiduciary duty claims, and trademark infringement matters.

As an employment law practitioner, Debra counseled and defended clients responding to various charges of discrimination brought for alleged violations of federal, state, and city discrimination laws.  She has also handled litigation involving wage and hour violations and assisted clients in responding to audits initiated by the Department of Labor.

Debra is a trained mediator, and has served on the Southern District of New York's mediation panel since 2011.

Ms. Levy is a graduate of Fordham Law School and also holds a Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work from Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service.

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar
  • US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • US District Court for the Eastern, Southern and Northern District of New York


  • JD, Fordham University School of Law
  • MSW, Fordham Graduate School of Social Service
  • BA, University of Pennsylvania


  • English