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Deborah Baker-Egozi

Partner
Overview

Deborah Baker-Egozi is a partner in the Litigation practice group at Greenspoon Marder LLP. Ms. Baker-Egozi focuses her law practice in the area of commercial litigation, with significant emphasis in the areas of business and real estate litigation. Ms. Baker-Egozi has represented public and private companies in a variety of corporate litigation matters, and has represented receivers. She has also successfully represented commercial landlords in connection with lease negotiations and disputes.

Ms. Baker-Egozi has also advised clients on intellectual property matters, including a multi-national retail business with respect to a claim of trademark and copyright infringement. Ms. Baker-Egozi was able to guide her client towards a favorable resolution without litigation.

Ms. Baker-Egozi has obtained her FINRA Series 7, 55, and 63 licenses, and has represented claimants before FINRA arbitration panels and the American Arbitration Association. Ms. Baker-Egozi also has experience litigating jury and non-jury trials and handling appeals in both state and federal courts.

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • Florida
  • New York

Education

  • J.D., Northwestern University School of Law, 1999
  • B.A., Wesleyan University, Honors, 1996
Experience

Professional and Community Involvement

  • The Florida Bar’s Florida Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism Screening Committee, Chair
  • Florida Bar, Citizens Advisory Committee, Member, 2017-2018
  • Florida Bar, Board of Governors, Member, 2016-Present
  • Anti-Defamation League, Civil Rights Committee, Member, 2014-Present
  • Cuban American Bar Association, Member
  • Dade County Bar Association, Member
  • Jewish Federation of Greater Miami Judicial Reception Awards Selection Committee, 2015-2017
  • Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association, Member
  • Florida Bar, Civil Procedure Rules Committee, 2015-2016
  • Florida Bar, Eleventh Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee, 2015-2016
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Miami-Dade Chapter
    • President, 2014-2015
    • State FAWL Outstanding Chapter Award, 2014-2015
  • Spellman-Hoeveler American Inn of Court, Member, 2015-Present
  • Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc., Board Member, 2009-2011
  • Lotus House, Street Law Program, Director, 2011

Speaking Engagements

  • Panelist, Dade County Bar Association Bench and Bar Conference, “A Frank Discussion with the Judiciary,” February 2017
  • Panelist, Miami-Dade FAWL Corporate Counsel Summit, “Non-Compete and Non-Solicitation Agreements,” February 2017
  • Panelist, Federal Bench & Bar CLE Conference, Dade County Bar Association, November 2016
  • Speaker, Appellate Legends Lunch CLE, Dade County Bar Association, October 2016
  • Speaker, “Super Stars in Trial & Jury Selection,” Dade County Bar Association, July 2016
  • Panelist and Demonstrating Attorney, “Voir Dire – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly,” Dade County Bar Association Bench and Bar, 2016
  • Panelist, “Women, Minorities, the Media & the Law,” Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers Seminar, April 2015
  • Panelist, “Extraordinary Remedies: Proceedings Supplementary and Involuntary Bankruptcy,” Dade County Bar Association Bankruptcy Committee Seminar, March 2015
  • Speaker, Katherine Fernandez Rundle State Attorney and Donna Shalala, President of University of Miami’s Fourth Annual Human Trafficking Forum, January 2015
Awards

Recognitions

  • South Florida Legal Guide, “Top Lawyer,” 2017-2018
  • Miami-Dade FAWL, “Mattie Belle Davis Award,” 2017
  • The Florida Bar, “William K. Reese Award,” 2017
  • Dade County Bar Association, Legal Luminaries, “Top Corporate Lawyer,” 2017
  • Daily Business Review, “10 Top Women in Law,” 2017
  • Super Lawyers magazine, “Florida Super Lawyers,” 2016-2018
  • Florida Trend, “Legal Elite,” 2015-2017
  • State FAWL, Leaders in the Law Award, 2015
  • Outstanding Lawyers of Miami-Dade County,“40 Under 40” Cystic Fibrosis Award, 2012
  • Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc., Volunteer Service Award, 2011
  • Miami-Dade FAWL, President’s Award, 2010-2011
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