Deborah Maher

Vice President & General Counsel


Deborah Maher is the Vice President and General Counsel for the Randall’s Island Park Alliance, where she oversees public programming, marketing and communications as well as the corporate governance and legal affairs of the Alliance. In keeping with the Alliance’s mission, Deborah works closely with the President and Board of Trustees to strategically plan for the future of Randall’s Island Park.  As a member of the Alliance’s senior management team, she collaborates with other leadership on board development, donor relations, financial planning, budgeting strategy and management of Island concessions and events.

Prior to joining RIPA in 2009, Deborah was a Senior Associate at Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP, where she was a member of the Securities/Corporate Governance and Complex Commercial Litigation Practice groups for nearly eight years. Deborah earned a J.D. from New York Law School, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude, and a BA in Journalism from Saint Michael’s College in Vermont.