Debra L. Goetz

Debra L. Goetz

McAllen, Texas
Phone 956-632-8242
Fax 956-686-6109
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DEBRA L. GOETZ’ practice focuses on corporate law and local government law. She was previously associated in New York with the law firm of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen and Hamilton and with Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc., a subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corporation.

Debra is licensed to practice in both Texas (2003) and New York (1989). She received her B.A. from the University of Chicago, with honors in political science, in 1985, and her J.D, magna cum laude, from Cornell University in 1988, where she was an articles editor for the Cornell Law Review. In addition to being a member of the State Bar of Texas, she is a member of the Hidalgo County Bar Association, the New York Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

She was born in New York and moved to Texas in 2002.

Areas of Practice:
Corporate Law
Local Government Law
Bar Admissions:
New York, 1989
Texas, 2003
Cornell Law School, Ithaca, New York, 1988
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Law Review: Cornell Law Review, Articles Editor, 1987 – 1988 University of Chicago, 1985
Honors: With Honors
Major: Political Science
Professional Associations and Memberships:
State Bar of Texas
MemberHidalgo County Bar Association
MemberNew York Bar Association
MemberAmerican Bar Association
Past Employment Positions:
Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen and Hamilton, AssociateRainbow Media Holdings, Inc., Counsel
Pro Bono Activites:
Access Esperanza Clinics Inc.  Board Member, Immediate Past Chair, Executive Committee Member and Nominating Committee Member
Temple Emanuel of McAllen, Inc., Member, Sisterhood President and Temple Board Member, Ritual Committee Member and Education Committee Member

Women of Reform Judaism, Board Member

Birth Information:
December 26, 1963, New York, New York, United States of America