Deborah Plum


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Practice Groups and Client Sectors:

Trusts and Estates
Deborah Plum


Columbia College, Columbia University

B.A., cum laude

Columbia Law School

J.D., Editor-in-Chief, Columbia Journal of Tax Law, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

Previous Experience

  • Patterson Belknap


  • State of Arizona
  • State of New York


  • English
  • Hebrew

Professional Experience

Deborah is an experienced trusts and estates associate with a background in corporate tax.  Deborah has extensive knowledge of charitable foundations and not-for-profit organizations.  Prior to joining Rimon, Deborah worked as a tax associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, where she worked on matters involving private equity funds, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), and other investment vehicles, in the context of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and tax-free reorganizations.   After gaining additional experience in tax controversy while working at Kostelanetz & Fink LLP, Deborah joined the trusts and estates group at Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP.  In shifting her focus to individual and family business tax planning, Deborah has advised clients on a variety of estate and gift tax questions, charitable endeavors, and succession planning.

Other Activities

While not practicing law, Deborah works as the CEO of BaseCamp for Veterans, Inc. ("BCI").  BCI is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization serving veterans and their families, which Deborah co-founded in 2018. BCI offers the veteran community a variety of reintegration services, with a particular focus on equine therapy with mustangs (wild horses that have had little to no human contact). For more information about BCI please visit www.bcampinc.com