Harvard Law School, 2008 J.D.
Harvard Environmental Law Review
University of Vermont School of Natural Resources, 1997 M.S.
Yale University, 1990 B.A.
U.S. Courts of Appeals for the First Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Rebekah represents public and private sector clients on a wide range of local, state and federal environmental and land use law issues, with a specialty in water resources. She advises clients on environmental regulatory matters, represents clients in permit appeals, enforcement proceedings, and litigation, and drafts comments on proposed federal and state permits and regulations.
Before attending law school, Rebekah worked for almost a decade as an environmental scientist in both the public and private sectors, after receiving an M.S. in Water Resources from the University of Vermont. For a number of years, she performed human health and ecological risk assessments for hazardous waste sites, particularly aquatic sites with contaminated sediments. She subsequently moved to the policy arena as an environmental analyst at the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission, where she worked with federal and state water quality staff throughout New England and New York on NPDES, stormwater, and wetlands issues. Rebekah’s scientific expertise allows her to work closely with technical consultants to develop powerful legal analyses and arguments firmly grounded in science.
Rebekah's representative experience includes: