Deborah Bone



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Deborah Bone is comfortable with complexity. Her ability to master and own the facts of cases that involve scientific or highly technical matters is widely recognized and regarded by clients and colleagues alike.

Deborah has a knack for helping clients navigate intricate and often convoluted regulatory regimes. As a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP-US) and member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, Deborah guides her clients through the tangled web of privacy and cybersecurity regulations and best practices to avoid litigation. In a rapidly evolving legal world where electronic discovery has become an essential part of high-stakes litigation and investigation, her technological savvy and pragmatic approach help her clients keep costs down and efficiency up.

In addition to representing companies and individuals in federal and state court and regulatory settings, Deborah has successfully defended them in international arbitrations and court-ordered mediations. She currently concentrates her practice in white-collar litigation, regulatory enforcement, compliance and internal investigations.

  • Education

      • Northwestern University School of Law, J.D. 2011
      • Pennsylvania State University, B.A. Psychology, B.A. Public Relations, 2006

    Bar Admissions

      • Illinois
      • U.S. Supreme Court
      • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
      • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
      • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit


  • Professional Memberships

      • Justice Council, Center on Wrongful Convictions
      • Board of Directors, Chicago Volunteer Legal Services
      • ACLU of Illinois Next Generation Society Leadership
      • International Association of Privacy Professionals, CIPP-US Certification

    Honors & Awards

      • Emerging Lawyer, Law Bulletin Publishing Company's Leading Lawyers Network (2017)