Deborah M. Field practices in the area of personal injury litigation, including motor vehicle negligence, medical malpractice, premises liability, construction-related accidents, and products liability. She is an experienced litigator who moved back to Rochester in 2003 to join her family’s law firm started by her grandfather over 80 years ago.
Prior to joining Morris & Morris in 2003, Deborah M. Field practiced for eight years in Washington D.C. where she worked for several years as an attorney at Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering (now Wilmer, Cutler, Pickering, Hale and Dorr LLP) representing companies and individuals under investigation, involved in litigation or involved in international transactions and alliances. She also served the federal government as Senior Counsel in the SEC’s Division of Enforcement and as Special Counsel to the U.S. Senate’s Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. She participated in an investigation of the day trading industry and its practices and testified before a U.S. Senate subcommittee regarding the findings of the investigation.
Ms. Field earned her undergraduate degree from Syracuse University in 1991 and her law degree with High Honors, from George Washington University in 1995, where she was a member of the George Washington Law Review.
Ms. Field is a member of the Bars of New York State and the District of Columbia. She is also a member of the New York State Bar Association and past Co-Chair of the Monroe County Bar Association Litigation Section.