Deborah DeMasi

Professorial Lecturer in Law
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052
[email protected]

Deborah DeMasi has spent more than 30 years in private practice. She formerly practiced with the law firm of Nixon Peabody LLP, where she focused on transactional matters, including project finance and acquisitions and divestitures. She is co-author of “International Project Financing” published by Juris Publishing Inc. She has lectured on finance and other matters for the DC Bar Association and the NYC Bar Association, as well as at numerous conferences. Ms. DeMasi is on the Board of Directors of the Northeast-Midwest Institute. Numerous transactions for which she has been engaged as counsel have been named “Deals of the Year” by various domestic and international trade publications.

Her awards also include: 

  • Leading project finance lawyer (2011 and prior years) - Guide to the World’s Leading Project Finance Lawyers
  • Leading woman in business law (2011) – Guide to the World’s Leading Women in Business Law
  • Preeminent Woman Lawyer (2011) – Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers
  • Martindale-Hubble, Peer Rating AV 5 Preeminent (highest category)


BA, Seton Hall University; JD, Fordham University