Debora Hoehne

Biography

Debora Hoehne
Debora Hoehne is an associate in the Business Finance & Restructuring Department of Weil, Gotshal & Manges. Ms. Hoehne is involved in representing debtors, creditors, lenders, and acquirers of assets in all aspects of distressed and insolvency situations. Her debtor representations include Blockbuster, Advanta Corp., and LandSource Communities Development LLC. She has also participated in representing creditors in chapter 9 proceedings and the Superintendent of Financial Services of the State of New York, as Rehabilitator of Financial Guaranty Insurance Company.

Ms. Hoehne maintains an active pro bono practice. She was awarded the Sanctuary for Families Above and Beyond Pro Bono Achievement Award for her trial court and appellate advocacy on behalf of a domestic violence victim. In addition, Ms. Hoehne was an associate leader of Weil’s “Pay It Forward” initiative to support the work of Roots of Health. She is also involved with the Justice Resource Center’s moot court programs. Ms. Hoehne is a regular contributor to the Weil Bankruptcy Blog.

Ms. Hoehne clerked for the Honorable Peter K. Leisure in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York during the 2008-2009 court term.

Ms. Hoehne received her B.A., magna cum laude, from Occidental College and completed post-graduate studies in Italy on a Fulbright Scholarship. She graduated magna cum laude from Fordham University School of Law, where she was Senior Articles Editor of the Fordham Law Review.

Ms. Hoehne is fluent in Italian and proficient in Spanish.