Debra Raskin is a lecturer in law at Columbia Law School, and has lectured and written on employment law matters for organizations, including the New York State Bar Association, the American Law Institute, and the American Bar Association. She is currently chair of the Labor and Employment Committee of the New York City Bar.
From 1977 to 1981, she worked at the Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago, serving in 1981 as supervisor of employment litigation for the organization. Raskin served as law clerk to the Honorable Lee P. Gagliardi of the United States District Court, Southern District of New York, from 1982 to 1984. From 1984 to 1986, she served as an assistant attorney general for New York State in the civil rights bureau. She joined the Vladeck firm in 1986, and became a partner of the firm in October 1988.
Debra L. Raskin received her law degree from Yale in 1977 and graduated magna cum laude from Radcliffe College in 1973.