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Rebeca Ojeda is an associate in the Atlanta office of King & Spalding and a member of the firm’s Trial and Global Disputes practice area. Her practice focuses on representing clients in the tobacco and pharmaceutical industry in nationwide product liability and personal injury litigation.  Specifically, Rebeca manages high-exposure cases at varying stages of discovery and collaborates with her peers to competently and strategically prepare cases for trial.  She has taken several fact witness depositions and actively participated in nine multi-week jury trials to verdict.  Pro bono work is also an integral part of Rebeca’s practice, as is promoting diversity initiatives within the firm and the Atlanta legal community.

Rebeca received her J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law, where she served as Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Criminal Law and as a William Wayne Justice Center Pro Bono Scholar.

Publications and Presentations

  • The Rise of Latino/a Lawyers in Big Law, Panelist, 21st Annual National Latino/a Law Student Association Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia (2017)
  • Large Law Firms – How to Solve The Retention Issue, Moderator, 12th Annual Leadership Institute for Women of Color Attorneys, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia (2017)
  • New Rules in Town: An Update on the Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Speaker with Howard, H., 27th Annual Tropical Seminar, Cartagena, Colombia (2017)
  • Stuck in Limbo – The Effect of West Virginia’s Recent Adoption of the Learned Intermediary Doctrine Remains a Mystery, with Howard, H., DRI’s Rx For The Defense (Jan. 2017)
  • Ojeda, R., Delinquent, Abused, and thus Neglected: Struggling to Survive in Two Systems of Justice, 13 Whittier J. Child & Fam. Advoc. 129 (2014)
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Credentials

J.D., The University of Texas School of Law, with honors

B.A., Economics, Vanderbilt University, cum laude, with distinction

Florida

Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Atlanta Bar Association

Atlanta Community Food Bank, Legal Food Frenzy Task Force (2018)

Georgia Hispanic Bar Association, Vice President (2016 to 2018)

Hispanic National Bar Association - Regional YLD Representative (2019)

Leadership Council on Legal Diversity - Pathfinder (2018)

State Bar of Georiga

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Credentials

J.D., The University of Texas School of Law, with honors

B.A., Economics, Vanderbilt University, cum laude, with distinction

Florida

Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Atlanta Bar Association

Atlanta Community Food Bank, Legal Food Frenzy Task Force (2018)

Georgia Hispanic Bar Association, Vice President (2016 to 2018)

Hispanic National Bar Association - Regional YLD Representative (2019)

Leadership Council on Legal Diversity - Pathfinder (2018)

State Bar of Georiga

LCLD Pathfinder - 2018


Leadership Counsel on Legal Diversity

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Close

Recognition

LCLD Pathfinder - 2018


Leadership Counsel on Legal Diversity