focuses her practice on political law, including the Lobbying Disclosure Act registration and reporting requirements, federal and state campaign finance law, federal and state laws governing the conveyance of gifts to public officials, and federal and state pay-to-play laws. She advises corporations, trade associations, and connected PACs on how to interact lawfully with public officials, and works with their legal and government relations teams to construct and implement compliance programs. She also counsels public officials, candidates, and political parties on campaign finance and congressional ethics matters.
Rebecca's clients include FORTUNE 500 corporations, nationwide trade associations, and prominent lobbying firms. She has represented clients before the Federal Election Commission and federal courts on campaign finance issues, and before the U.S. House and Senate Ethics Committees on ethics issues. Rebecca served as Deputy General Counsel to Obama for America during the 2008 campaign, and as Deputy General Counsel to the Democratic National Committee during the 2010 election cycle.
- The George Washington University Law School, J.D., with honors, 2001, Managing Editor, International Law Review, 2000-2001
- The College of William & Mary, B.A., Economics, Government, 1997
- American Bar Association, Task Force on Federal Lobbying Laws, Co-Chair
- American Bar Association, Legislative Process and Lobbying Committee of Administrative Law Section, Chair, 2007 - 2009
- Practising Law Institute Corporate Political Activities Seminar, Faculty