Rebecca is a partner in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Environmental practices. She is also a member of the Economic Development & Public Finance industry team.
With more than 20 years of experience litigating and consulting on environmental matters, Rebecca skillfully counsels her clients through issues related to regulatory compliance, remediation, permitting, due diligence, brownfields, and alternative energy projects. Rebecca is also adept at handling complex environmental litigation and enforcement cases, including CERCLA and RCRA liability, storm water violations, toxic mold, lead-based paint violations, and property diminution claims in federal and state courts.
Within the regulatory arena, Rebecca counsels her clients on environmental, social, and governance (“ESG”)-related matters and associated risks, which enables them to understand the changing landscape and help shape their ESG initiatives.
In addition to her environmental law practice, Rebecca is an accomplished business litigator, representing clients in class actions and cases involving construction, complex commercial disputes, high-volume e-discovery, real estate, and mass torts. She also represents both governmental authorities and private companies in connection with high-profile economic development projects.
Prior to launching her legal career, Rebecca worked as an environmental consultant, microbiologist, and specialty insurance adjuster. Committed to providing focused and efficient results for her clients, she leverages her technical background to provide innovative solutions to complex problems for her clients.
Rebecca has served in a number of leadership roles in the legal community and has been recognized as one of Georgia’s Legal Elite in environmental law by Georgia Trend Magazine.