Debra A. Mayer graduated cum laude from American University in 1979 and magna cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center in 1987, where she was elected to the Order of the Coif.
Ms. Mayer’s litigation experience includes four years as a litigation associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, and eight years with the entertainment litigation firm Gold, Farrell & Marks. In 1999, Ms. Mayer became associated with Ms. Shatzkin’s former firm, and in October 2001, they formed Shatzkin & Mayer, P.C.
Ms. Mayer is a member of the American Bar Association Section on Intellectual Property and the New York State Bar Association Section on Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law. Since 1997, Ms. Mayer has participated in mentoring and tutoring programs for middle-school students in East Harlem. For nine years she served on the board of trustees of the Calhoun School in Manhattan. Ms. Mayer currently serves on the board of the Classic Stage Company.