Deborah R. Meshulam


DLA Piper

Deborah Meshulam is a partner at DLA Piper and chairs the firm’s Securities Enforcement Practice. She has more than two decades of securities enforcement defense experience trying the full range of cases arising from allegations of securities law violations and related breaches of fiduciary duty. She is a former Assistant Chief Litigation Counsel for the SEC’s Division of Enforcement. Her practice focuses on matters related to enforcement of the federal securities laws. She represents clients SEC, DOJ and other government investigations and trials. She also represents clients in FINRA and PCAOB investigations and proceedings and in internal investigations. These generally non-public matters cover a wide range of securities related issues including, foreign corrupt practices, financial reporting, market manipulation, regulatory compliance and insider trading. Her clients include public companies, regulated entities, financial institutions and senior executives.

Ms. Meshulam has written on securities law issues for legal publications and is a frequent speaker at professional programs on securities-related issues. She received her law degree in 1981 from Columbia University Law School where she was a Stone Scholar. She graduated magna cum laude in economics from the University of Virginia in 1978.