Debbie is co-founder and partner of LaBarge Weinstein LLP, a national business law firm based in Ottawa, Ontario, since 1997. Debbie serves as a director of OpenText Corporation and has served as such since December 2009, where she is also Chair of Governance and sits on the Compensation Committee. Debbie has previously served on the Boards on numerous public companies which traded on the NYSE, Nasdaq and TSX.
Debbie’s legal practice specializes in corporate finance, securities law, mergers and acquisitions and business law representation of public and private companies, primarily. In knowledge-based growth industries. Prior to founding LaBarge Weinstein Debbie was the managing partner of the Ottawa office at the national law firm Blakes, Cassels & Graydon, where she practised from 1990-1997 in Ottawa, and in Toronto from 1985-1987. Debbie also serves on a number of not-for-profit boards.
Debbie has been recognized multiple times by Martindale-Hubbell (U.S.) with the highest possible rating in both legal Ability and Ethical Standards. As well LaBarge Weinstein holds an LL.B. from Osgood Hall Law School of York University.