Debra Weiss Ford is Managing Partner of the Portsmouth, N.H., office of Jackson Lewis LLP, where she concentrates her practice exclusively in employment litigation and counseling on behalf of management. She advises clients regularly and litigates extensively on employment law issues, including allegations of unlawful discrimination, leaves of absence, Americans with Disabilities Act, non-competition agreements, wage and hour issues, and reductions in force. Ms. Ford is a fellow of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell and was named Best Labor and Employment Attorney in New Hampshire by Business New Hampshire Magazine. She is listed by Chambers USA as one of America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, included in The Best Lawyers in America and has been recognized by New England Super Lawyers, Women Super Lawyers, and Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition. Ms. Ford is a graduate of Drew University and Temple University School of Law.