DEBORAH GAINES, PRESIDENT
Deb’s work has been called “the gold standard of editorial work for law firms—intelligent and compelling.” Clients value her clarity, humor, and ability to seize the heart of the matter and create persuasive arguments on their behalf.
A graduate of Yale (B.A.) and Columbia (M.A.) universities, Deb started her career with a master’s degree in 17th century literature and a boundless enthusiasm for the written word. Her writing has been featured in The New Yorker, The American Lawyer, Salon, Huffington Post, and the New York Post, among others. After making the switch from journalism to marketing, she worked as head writer for the New York Convention & Visitors Bureau and chief marketing officer for LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae. She is also a sought-after speaker and workshop facilitator.
OLIVIA RUBINO-FINN, MARKETING COORDINATOR
Olivia brings organization, precision, and exceptional language skills to her work for DGA. She has facilitated new websites for Lowenstein Sandler, McKool Smith, Adelphi University, and Vanderbilt University, among others. Olivia holds a B.A. (summa cum laude) from Rutgers University. In her free time, she contributes to a diverse array of theatrical pieces, from acclaimed Broadway productions to developmental labs and world premieres off-off-Broadway.
JOSH FRIEDLAND, WRITER
Before joining DGA, Josh served as director of communications for the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan. His law firm clients include Boies Schiller Flexner, Lowenstein Sandler, and Connell Foley. He has also written for numerous websites and publications, and served as consulting editor on the memoirs of Supreme Court Justice William J. Brennan Jr. When he’s not researching law firms, Josh is an award-winning food writer.
AMY GOODFELLOW WAGNER, WRITER
Amy came to DGA from Newsday, where she worked a marketing writer and developed the paper’s popular “It Happened on Long Island” feature. She has also worked as a staff writer for Montclair State University and a senior copywriter for advertising agencies and design studios. Her law firm clients include Schiff Hardin, Michael Best, Lowenstein Sandler, and others.
PAMELA WEBER-LEAF, WRITER
After completing a B.A. in Romantic literature at Yale University, Pam earned a J.D. and master's degree in Environmental Law and Policy. She subsequently became a journalist, covering high-profile trials as well as environmental issues for Gannett daily newspapers. Currently, Pam produces bylined articles, SEO-optimized web copy and promotional content for a diverse array of corporate clients. Her law firm clients include Michael Best and Connell Foley.