Debbie Swartz

General Counsel/Chief Compliance Officer, DCS ConsultingDCS Consulting

Debbie is a senior litigator/compliance officer with over 20 years of experience in both private practice and the corporate world.  After gaining extensive litigation experience in private practice, she found that moving to the corporate world enabled her to seamlessly expand into the compliance arena which has been very rewarding. She has been able to take her knowledge of litigation risk and combine it with her strong strategic thinking and practical problem solving abilities to deliver exceptional proactive risk management/mitigation advice and counsel. In addition, because of her ability to drive needed change and to influence across the corporation up through senior management, she have been particularly effective at implementing proactive process improvements and programs.

Throughout her career, she has found great satisfaction in working collaboratively with teams to deliver the best possible and most cost effective results. She played competitive team sports through college and the teamwork that she learned on the sports field has carried over to help make her an effective project leader who can manage the largest of projects through to successful completion.  In particular, she has been recognized for building from inception and leading a comprehensive Compliance and Ethics Program and for developing innovative strategies and tactics to collaborate effectively with IT and build an effective Information Governance Program, including comprehensive records retention, litigation readiness and e-Discovery components.

Specialities include: Litigation, Compliance, Government Investigations, e-Discovery, Information Governance, Social Media, Enterprise Risk Management

Speaking Engagements: Throughout her career, she have given presentations on legal topics, including e-Discovery and social media.