Rebecca is an Associate in Eaton Peabody’s Labor and Employment Practice Group based in Bangor, Maine. Prior to joining Eaton Peabody, Rebecca graduated magna cum laude from the University of Maine School of Law in 2018, where she was the Online Editor of the Ocean and Coastal Law Journal and the President of the Student Bar Association.
Rebecca’s practice focuses on a range of labor, employment, and immigration issues including management defense, MHRC, ADA, wage & hour, sexual harassment, FMLA, employee handbooks, employee discipline and discharge, discrimination, whistleblower actions, employment related investigations, collective bargaining, employment related contracts, employment and family based immigration, and other employment, labor an immigration issues. Rebecca also maintains a small guardianship practice, primarily focused on SIJS eligible juveniles, as well as incapacitated adults.
Rebecca has been actively following COVID-19 related laws and guidance for employers. Rebecca advises businesses on issues such as COVID-19 testing for employees, vaccinations, compliance with workplace safety measures such as mask and social distancing requirements, remote work policies, return to work policies, COVID-19 related leave, and more.
Prior to law school Rebecca was the Program Manager of the non-profit organization Dress for Success San Jose in California where she managed a number of programs focused on workforce development for low-income and underprivileged women.
Rebecca also holds a Master of Arts degree in International Human Rights and Global Ethics with Merit from the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, in History from the University of Massachusetts Boston.