Senior Staff

Deborah Stover-Springer


Deborah Stover-Springer serves as Deputy Counsel to the Inspector General. She joined the Office of the Counsel to the Inspector General as a senior attorney in June 2016 and brought with her more than 35 years of experience in the Federal Government.  Deborah began her Federal career as a litigation attorney at the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board, and her private sector experience includes work with a labor law firm and as a legal editor for the Bureau of National Affairs.  Deborah also served as an attorney in the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) Office of the General Counsel. Most recently, she was part of the executive leadership team at the PBGC Office of the Inspector General.  Deborah served in multiple senior leadership positions at PBCG OIG, including Chief Counsel, Deputy Inspector General, and Acting Inspector General.  

Deborah has received numerous awards over the years, including multiple Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency awards, and the 2014-2015 Outstanding Achievement of the Year Award from the Association of Government Accountants, Montgomery/Prince George’s County Chapter.  Deborah graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in English, education, and religion from Carson-Newman College, and has a Juris Doctor degree with honors from the University of Maryland School of Law.  Deborah has been a member of the D.C. Bar since 1980.