Debra L. Roth, General Counsel
Debra L. Roth is a partner at Shaw Bransford & Roth, where she has practiced since 1989. Ms. Roth's law practice concentrates on representing federal officials and employees in all aspects of federal personnel and employment discrimination law, with a focus on federal employees and law enforcement officers in IG, Internal and Congressional investigations. She has a Top Secret security clearance and represents federal employees, applicants and contractors in security clearance and suitability proceedings.
Ms. Roth has been retained at the expense of the U.S. Department of Justice to act as private defense counsel to federal officials sued individually in Bivens and common law tort lawsuits in cases where the Justice Department has determined a conflict exists with direct DOJ representation. She has also provided legal advice and representation to several small agencies on a multitude of federal personnel law and employment discrimination matters.
Prior to joining Shaw Bransford & Roth, Ms. Roth was a judicial clerk for the Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court.