Debra M. Lawrence is the Regional Attorney of the EEOC Philadelphia District. She oversees the litigation program for the district, which involves the prosecution of cases under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008. She lectures and trains frequently on all aspects of laws enforced by the agency, including litigation and trial practice. She has been a speaker for various bar associations, including the National Employment Lawyers Association’s (“NELA”) annual conventions and the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association’s annual conferences. She has written articles for the Maryland Trial Lawyers Association Trial Reporter and for NELA’s The Employee Advocate.