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Rebecca focuses her practice on complex civil litigation, with an emphasis on shareholder litigation, related investigations, and bankruptcy.  She primarily represents companies and their officers and directors in securities fraud class actions, shareholder derivative lawsuits, regulatory investigations, bankruptcy actions, and SEC enforcement actions.  Prior to joining King & Spalding, Rebecca worked for a litigation boutique where she focused on international fraud, antitrust class actions, and intellectual property litigation. 

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Credentials

J.D., Yale Law School

B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, high honors

Texas

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

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

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

Law Clerk, Allyne R. Ross, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Travis County Women Lawyers Association

Spanish

Matters

Represented pharmaceutical company to secure dismissal with prejudice of putative securities class action seeking to recover losses arising from stock price drop after a key drug in development did not receive FDA approval.

Represented former officers of bankrupt healthcare company in federal securities class action, Texas state securities suit, and fiduciary duty litigation brought by bankruptcy trustee.

Represented currency trading platform in numerous putative securities class actions seeking to recover losses occasioned by significant market disruption.

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Represented pharmaceutical company to secure dismissal with prejudice of putative securities class action seeking to recover losses arising from stock price drop after a key drug in development did not receive FDA approval.

Represented former officers of bankrupt healthcare company in federal securities class action, Texas state securities suit, and fiduciary duty litigation brought by bankruptcy trustee.

Represented currency trading platform in numerous putative securities class actions seeking to recover losses occasioned by significant market disruption.

Represented overseas fund invested in collateralized loan obligations in litigation related to bankruptcies of the fund's investment manager and the investment manager of the CLOs.

Investigated an international bank pursuant to monitorship by the New York State Department of Financial Services

Secured release from immigration detention for asylee in pro bono representation.

Arranged community service to clear outstanding debts arising from traffic violations for "debtor's prison" client in pro bono representation.

Matters

Represented pharmaceutical company to secure dismissal with prejudice of putative securities class action seeking to recover losses arising from stock price drop after a key drug in development did not receive FDA approval.

Represented former officers of bankrupt healthcare company in federal securities class action, Texas state securities suit, and fiduciary duty litigation brought by bankruptcy trustee.

Represented currency trading platform in numerous putative securities class actions seeking to recover losses occasioned by significant market disruption.

See more
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Close

Matters

Represented pharmaceutical company to secure dismissal with prejudice of putative securities class action seeking to recover losses arising from stock price drop after a key drug in development did not receive FDA approval.

Represented former officers of bankrupt healthcare company in federal securities class action, Texas state securities suit, and fiduciary duty litigation brought by bankruptcy trustee.

Represented currency trading platform in numerous putative securities class actions seeking to recover losses occasioned by significant market disruption.

Represented overseas fund invested in collateralized loan obligations in litigation related to bankruptcies of the fund's investment manager and the investment manager of the CLOs.

Investigated an international bank pursuant to monitorship by the New York State Department of Financial Services

Secured release from immigration detention for asylee in pro bono representation.

Arranged community service to clear outstanding debts arising from traffic violations for "debtor's prison" client in pro bono representation.

Credentials

J.D., Yale Law School

B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, high honors

Texas

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

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

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

Law Clerk, Allyne R. Ross, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Travis County Women Lawyers Association

Spanish