Debra is a partner in Smith Sovik’s downstate office. Prior to joining the firm, she was associated with a litigation defense firm in White Plains. She brings with her nineteen years of litigation experience representing defendants in personal injury and other lawsuits. Debra is a litigator with an outstanding record of success. She focuses her practice on the defense of personal injury claims including premises liability, motor vehicle accidents, construction and Labor Law, negligence and products liability. Debra has established herself as an aggressive advocate who cost effectively and efficiently handles matters start to finish. She proactively moves cases to conclusion by settlement, mediation or verdict. She is well respected by her clients and peers.