Deborah's practice focuses on intellectual property matters, including trademark and copyright, information technology and new media.

Honors & Recognitions

Reflecting on their experience with trademark and copyright ace Deborah Squiers, one source comments: “She meets our needs at every step of our journey and has provided vital support as we have dramatically increased our revenue. She is highly responsive and thorough, but always works within our budget.” 2019 WTR 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals

"Thorough, inventive and reliable, Deborah Squiers always goes out of her way to provide top-notch service, with a sense of humour and an appreciation for business needs." "She has an up-to-the-minute understanding of all issues in this area of the law and gives actionable and reasoned advice."  2018 WTR 1000 - The World's Leading Trademark Professionals

  • IP Stars, Managing Intellectual Property magazine 2016-18
  • The Legal 500 United States for Trademarks (2016)
  • Euromoney’s ExpertGuides (2018)
  • The Legal 500 -Intellectual Property - Trademarks, non-contentious 
  • NY “Super Lawyers” Top Women Lawyer for Intellectual Property 
  • New York “Super Lawyers” in Intellectual Property
  • Guide to the World’s Leading Women in Business Law (Trademarks)

Community & Professional Activities

  • International Trademark Association, ADR Committee (Member 2018)

  • Practising Law Institute Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace (Chair 2017-present; Speaker 2015-present)

  • Fordham Fashion Law Clinic, Volunteer (2016-present)

  •  Featured Volunteer, International Trademark Association Bulletin, August 1, 2012, Vol. 67 No. 14

  • International Trademark Association, Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition Committee (Member 1998-present; Chair 2011-12; Vice-Chair, 2010-11)



  • New York Law Journal, Newspaper Reporter (1988-91)


Speaking Engagements


Social Media


Fordham University School of Law (JD 1994)

St. Lawrence University (BA 1984)


  • New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
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