Deborah P. Ecker

Senior Associate

614-229-4402 (Office)

866-345-4948 (Fax)

About Debbie

Deborah (Debbie) Ecker is a Senior Associate with LNL. She received her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and her Juris Doctor, with honors, from The Ohio State University College of Law in Columbus, Ohio. Debbie manages large volumes of bankruptcy and real estate cases for a variety of secured lenders throughout the state of Ohio. She has chaired the Bankruptcy Committee of the Columbus Bar Association as well as the annual Bankruptcy Law Institute. She was instrumental in the creation and planning of the Bankruptcy Bench/Bar Conference for the Southern District of Ohio, including the Eastern and Western Divisions. Debbie has also chaired the Bankruptcy Judicial Liaison Subcommittee of the Columbus Bar Association. Her employment practice focuses on representation of business clients in connection with creation and implementation of policies and includes defense before the Ohio Civil Rights Commission. Debbie resides in Worthington with her husband, Bob, and has three children and two grandchildren.

Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy & Reorganization
  • Employment
  • Creditors’ Rights



  • US Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit (1983)
  • US District Court, Southern District of Ohio (1981)
  • US District Court, Northern District of Ohio (1981)
  • US Supreme Court (1982)
  • US Court of International Trade (1981)

Community Involvement

  • Speaker, Holocaust Education Committee of the Columbus Jewish Federation





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