Debra A. Verni, Managing Principal

Debra Verni Managing Principal


J.D., Concentration in Tax & Estate Law

B.P.S., Business Management

Practice Areas


  • New York State Bar Association
    • Trust & Estate Section
    • Elder Law Section
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Estate Planning Council of Eastern New York
  • Saratoga County Bar Association
  • Past President – Soroptimist International of Saratoga County
  • President, Alumni Association & Planned Giving Council, Cazenovia College

Debra A. Verni has been associated with the Herzog Law Firm since 2004 and became a Principal in 2008 and Managing Principal in 2019. Debbie focuses her practice in all areas of Elder Law, specifically Estate Planning, Long-Term Care Planning and Asset Protection, Estate Tax Planning, Estate Administration, and Real Estate.

Debbie’s ability to explain complex matters in simple terms is one of her greatest strengths. She is a frequent lecturer on Estate and Medicaid Planning issues, including semi-monthly seminars, and Continuing Education classes for the Saratoga School District.

Debbie graduated from Syracuse University College of Law with a Juris Doctorate with a Concentration in Tax and Estate Law in 2001. She graduated from Cazenovia College with a Bachelor of Professional Studies in Business Management in 1998.

Debbie is very active in the community and is a member of the Trust & Estate Section and Elder Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, a Board Member for the Estate Planning Council of Eastern New York, the Saratoga County Bar Association, and a member of the Board of Trustees for Cazenovia College. She currently serves as President of the Cazenovia College Alumni Association and a Past President of Soroptomist International of Saratoga County.

Debbie primarily practices out of the Albany, Clifton Park and Saratoga offices. Debbie is available for speaking engagements. Please contact our office for more information.

Phone: (518) 465-7581 Extension: 122  – Fax: (518) 462-2743
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