1811 Pickens Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 445-1032
Deborah Barbier helps people and companies who are facing extremely difficult circumstances. She is a former federal prosecutor with a wealth of actual courtroom experience, defending companies and individuals facing a wide range of criminal charges or involved in high stakes civil litigation. Having served as the former head of the White Collar Crime division, the Qui Tam division, and the Asset Forfeiture divisions in the United States Attorney’s Office in the District of South Carolina, Debbie has spent her career dealing with federal, state, and local law enforcement.
Over the past 28 years, she has litigated some of South Carolina’s most high profile cases involving public corruption, health care fraud, mortgage fraud, wire and mail fraud, securities fraud, bank fraud, drug diversion, immigration, racketeering, and tax evasion. With her vast experiences, she can help people and companies deal with the stress and distractions inherent in a federal or state investigation.
Debbie is a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, and the Litigation Counsel of America. These organizations are reserved for the most accomplished trial lawyers with the highest standards of ethical conduct and professionalism. She is a recipient of the Compleat Lawyer Award, which is the most prestigious award that a University of South Carolina School of Law graduate can receive.
Debbie serves as an Adjunct Professor for the University of South Carolina where she teaches White Collar Crime. For the past 10 years, Debbie has been included in the Best Lawyers in America for her work in two areas: white collar criminal defense and general criminal defense. She has been consistently named to the South Carolina Super Lawyers list and America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators.