Rebecca is a strong advocate for her clients and has successfully litigated in federal and state courts and in arbitration proceedings. She also provides advice and counseling to companies, colleges and universities in all aspects of employment law and education law.
Rebecca is a member in the firm’s labor and employment practice, and has extensive experience in all aspects of civil defense litigation and appellate work, with an emphasis on employment matters. She has defended employers in wage and hour class actions, and claims involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation and wrongful termination in state and federal court as well as in arbitration. She has also litigated actions brought under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and practiced in the area of employee benefits and executive compensation. In addition to litigation, Rebecca also provides advice and counsel to clients in all areas of employment law. She currently represents many colleges and universities in all aspects of education law, including faculty tenure and promotion, termination, governance issues and academic affairs.