Practice Areas
Bar and Court Admissions
  • New Jersey
Education
  • Rutgers Law School, J.D.
  • Pennsylvania State University, B.A.

Debra W. Levine, Counsel

973.403.3142 · 973.618.5562 Fax · dlevine@bracheichler.com

Debra Levine brings an extensive background in the law governing healthcare and professional licensure to Brach Eichler, specifically in the areas of state regulation, the corporate practice of medicine, disciplinary matters, and the interrelationship between the various scopes of practice associated with different categories of licenses. She focuses her work on the business aspects of the practice of medicine as well as on provider disciplinary matters.

Prior to joining Brach Eichler, Debra was, for 27 years, counsel to the New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners, where she was responsible for advising the Board on disciplinary, investigative, and regulatory matters. Debra counseled the Board during Board hearings involving allegations of physician misconduct including such issues as sexual harassment, fraud, opioid abuse, impairment, and other infractions. Her overarching goal in this capacity was to ensure that licensees had a fair hearing while balancing public safety. This deep experience in disciplinary matters is of great value in helping Debra assist Brach Eichler clients who are the subjects of investigations or charges by licensing boards.

Additionally, in her capacity as deputy attorney general in the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety and as Assistant Section Chief of the Counseling Section of the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs, Debra was responsible for supervising legal services and licensing requirements for all professional licensees including doctors, chiropractors, dentists, physical therapists, physician assistants, nurses, and advanced practice registered nurses, as well as design and build professionals, accountants, and all who are licensed by the Division of Consumer Affairs. She is also well versed in the educational and training requirements necessary to become a licensed healthcare (and other) professional in New Jersey.

During her long tenure with the state, Debra was also instrumental in helping to shape and interpret key regulations including drafting several revisions of the so-called Codey Law, laws involving diagnostic testing, and laws regarding ambulatory surgery centers. Debra’s vast experience and knowledge of the rules governing professional practice in New Jersey are of significant value to Brach Eichler’s clients.

Professional Activities
+
  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association
Insights
+
icon Newsletters, February 25, 2021
Healthcare Law Update – February 2021

icon Newsletters, September 29, 2020
Healthcare Law Update – September 2020

icon Newsletters, August 31, 2020
Healthcare Law Update – August 2020

icon Newsletters, July 31, 2020
Healthcare Law Update – July 2020

icon Newsletters, June 29, 2020
Healthcare Law Update – June 2020

icon Newsletters, May 21, 2020
Healthcare Law Update – May 2020

icon Newsletters, April 8, 2020
Healthcare Law Update – April 2020

icon Newsletters, February 27, 2020
Healthcare Law Update – February 2020

icon Newsletters, October 4, 2019
Healthcare Law Update – September 2019

icon Newsletters, August 29, 2019
Healthcare Law Update – August 2019

icon Newsletters, July 26, 2019
Health Law Update – July 2019

icon Newsletters, June 28, 2019
Health Law Update – June 2019

icon Newsletters, May 8, 2019
Health Law Update – May 2019
icon Newsletters, April 9, 2019
Health Law Update – April 2019

icon Events, April 3, 2019
REGISTER NOW for the 10th Annual NJ Healthcare Market Review

SEPTEMBER 18-19, 2019 Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa Atlantic City, NJ Early registration is now open at: www.njhmr.com. Register by June 30 to receive a 10% discount. Detailed invitation and agenda to follow. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact Alexis De Jesus at 973.364.8343 or adejesus@bracheichler.com for more information.

icon Newsletters, February 26, 2019
Health Law Update – February 2019

icon Newsletters, January 27, 2019
Health Law Update – January 2019

icon Newsletters, November 5, 2018
Health Law Update – November 2018

icon Newsletters, October 20, 2018
Health Law Update – October 2018

icon Newsletters, September 5, 2018
Health Law Update – September 2018

icon Newsletters, May 1, 2018
Health Law Update – May 2018

icon Newsletters, February 1, 2018
Health Law Update – 2017 Year in Review

icon Newsletters, November 14, 2017
Health Law Update – November 2017

icon Newsletters, October 12, 2017
Health Law Update – October 2017

icon Newsletters, September 10, 2017
Health Law Update – September 2017

icon Newsletters, August 5, 2017
Health Law Update – August 2017

icon Newsletters, July 5, 2017
Health Law Update – July 2017

icon Newsletters, June 7, 2017
Health Law Update – June 2017

icon Newsletters, May 7, 2017
Health Law Update – May 2017

icon Newsletters, April 7, 2017
Health Law Update – April 2017

icon Newsletters, January 7, 2017
Health Law Update – January 2017

Blog
+
Healthcare Law Blog  April 6, 2019
Legislative Update – April 2019
Healthcare Law Blog  February 20, 2019
Legislative Update – February 2019
Healthcare Law Blog  January 28, 2019
Legislative Update – January 2019
Healthcare Law Blog  December 21, 2018
Legislative Update – December 2018
Healthcare Law Blog  November 29, 2018
Legislative Update – November 2018