Debora de Hoyos: Lawyer with Mayer Brown LLP

Debora de Hoyos

Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.
Phone+1 312 701 7115

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Practice Areas

  • Agribusiness
  • Banking & Finance
  • Emerging Markets
  • Privacy & Security
  • Leveraged Finance
  • Latin America
  • Life Sciences
Contact InfoTelephone: +1 312 701 7115
Fax: +1 312 706 9130
University Wellesley College, B.A., with honors, 1975
Law SchoolHarvard Law School, J.D., 1978
Admitted1978, Illinois


Board of Trustees, Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Board of Trustees, Wellesley College

Board of Directors, Institute for the International Education of Students

Chairperson of the Board of Trustees, Providence-St. Mel School

Assistant Chancellor, The Episcopal Diocese of Chicago

Warden, St. Luke's Episcopal Church

Member, Economic Development Commission, the City of Chicago

Board of Managers, YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago


Debora is a member of the firm's Finance Practice. Her work focuses on lending and emerging markets transactions.

From 1991 to mid-2007, Debora was Managing Partner of Mayer Brown and, until mid-2009, was a member of the firm's Policy and Planning Committee. Currently, she serves as the firm's first Global Client Relationship Partner overseeing client development activities.

Debora was recognized by Harvard Law Bulletin as one of 50 outstanding alumnae of the law school on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the admission of women there. In 1998, Debora was named by the National Law Journal as one of the 50 Most Influential Women Lawyers in America. In addition she has been profiled by American Lawyer and the Chicago Tribune.

Debora is an active member in the Chicago community. She chaired the board of Providence-St. Mel School and currently serves on its board, as well as the boards of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Wellesley College Board of Trustees and the Institute for the International Education of Students.


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Debora de Hoyos

71 S. Wacker Drive
ChicagoIL 60606


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