Deborah L. Webb

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Bethesda, MD

Webb Soypher McGrath LLC
 | 4340 East West Highway, Suite 401
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: 301-298-8404
Fax: 301-298-8402
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2009
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Deborah Webb is a divorce lawyer at Lerch, Early & Brewer in Bethesda, Maryland. As an accomplished family law attorney, she skillfully guides clients from separation through divorce, as well as through alimony and custody issues. Deborah understands the complex aspects of family law and is deeply committed to helping her clients through the emotionally difficult and financially uncertain process in the most expedient and least stressful way. She helps clients negotiate property distribution, spousal support and child visitation.

Deborah’s background in criminal law makes her a skilled trial lawyer and a strong advocate. When appropriate, she tries to resolve issues without resorting to costly litigation. Detailed, task-oriented and understanding, she helps clients identify what’s most important to them and advises them on creative strategies to achieve their goals.

Through her representation of celebrities and professional athletes, Deborah has gained a wide breadth of experience in handling complex financial matters and in negotiating unique settlements. Her skills also include negotiation and litigation in matters involving business and stock option disputes between business owners and their spouses. She additionally represents clients with prenuptial and post-marital planning and post-divorce issues, such as modification of custody and support and relocation matters.

Deborah received her B.A., cum laude, from Gettysburg College in 1991 and her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1994. She is admitted to practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia. Prior to joining Lerch Early, she was an attorney in Baltimore, Maryland.

Deborah’s deep family law knowledge and experience is widely recognized. She often is appointed by the Circuit Court for Montgomery County to represent children in complex custody disputes and to handle alternative dispute resolution (ADR) family law cases. Deborah has been selected by her peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America in the field of Family Law and has been recognized by Maryland Super Lawyers as one of Maryland’s “Top 25 Women Attorneys” and DC Super Lawyers as one of the District of Columbia’s “Top 100 Attorneys.” She also was elected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the most prestigious organization for family law practitioners.

As an active member of the Montgomery County and Maryland State Bar Associations, Deborah lectures frequently to other lawyers on divorce, separation agreements, domestic violence, and custody and support issues. She is also a past president of the Collaborative Divorce Association, Inc. Deborah received a Committee Chair of the Year Award from the Montgomery County Bar Association for her work with the Fee Dispute Resolution Committee. She co-chaired the Family Law Section from 2002-2003 and received the award for Outstanding Section Chair of the Year. Deborah previously served on the Maryland State Bar Association’s Family and Juvenile Law Section Council and she is a past member of the Maryland State Bar Association’s Board of Governors.

 
Practice Areas
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Family Law (100%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law

Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 11 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2009

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About Deborah Webb

Admitted: 1994, Maryland

Professional Webpage: https://www.wsmfamily.com/deborah-webb/

Honors/Awards:

  • Received “Outstanding Section Chair of the Year” award from Bar Association of Montgomery County for co-chairing Family Law Section (2003) 
  • Named “Bar Leader” by Montgomery County Bar Foundation  (2009)
  • Received “Committee Chair of the Year” award from Bar Association of Montgomery County for chairing Fee Dispute Resolution Committee (2009)
  • Listed in Top 50 Women Attorneys, Washington, D.C. Area Super Lawyers (2010-present)
  • Named “Rising Star” in Family Law by Maryland Super Lawyers (2009)
  • Listed in Top 100 Attorneys, Washington, D.C. Area Super Lawyers (2012-present)
  • Listed in Top 50 Women Attorneys, Maryland Super Lawyers (2010-present)
  • Listed in Top 100 Attorneys, Maryland Super Lawyers (2012-present)
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America (2010-present)
  • Listed in Top 10 Attorneys, Maryland Super Lawyers (2013)
  • Ranked AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings
  • Listed in Maryland and DC Super Lawyers (2010-present)
  • Listed in “Top Lawyers” in Washingtonian Magazine – December 2017
  • Received “Family Law Practitioner of the Year” award from Bar Association of Montgomery County (2015)
  • Fellow, International Academy of Family Lawyers
  • Certified Arbitrator, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for 2019

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia

Educational Background:

  • Gettysburg College (B.A. in Political Science, cum laude, 1991) 
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Office Location for Deborah L. Webb

4340 East West Highway
Suite 401
Bethesda, MD 20814

Phone: 301-298-8404

Fax: 301-298-8402

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Last Updated: 9/10/2019

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