Rebekah Blake defends corporations in a variety of cutting-edge litigations. Her active caseload includes general commercial disputes, consumer class actions, pharmaceutical litigation, litigation regarding derivatives and corporate securities, and regulatory inquiries.
Rebekah practices in federal and state courts as well as in the commercial arbitration context. She has represented pharmaceutical and laboratory companies in qui tam whistleblower False Claims Act actions relating to claims of off-label marketing and improper pricing. In addition, she has represented defendant-companies in consumer class action cases, shareholder derivative lawsuits, and clients in FINRA arbitrations involving structured products. She also has experience advising financial institutions on compliance and regulatory matters.
Rebekah is committed to providing pro bono legal representation for those with limited means of access to legal services. She has worked with organizations including Kids in Need of Defense, Her Justice, and the Legal Aid Society to represent victims of abuse, asylum seekers in removal proceedings in federal court and women detained at the border in Laredo, Texas, left-behind parents in international child abduction cases, and female-prisoner victims of sexual assault and assisted nonprofit companies to achieve tax-exempt status.
Rebekah is author of the note "Prison Ain't Hell: An Interview With the Son of Sam — David Berkowitz, and Why State-Funded Faith-Based Prison Rehabilitation Programs Do Not Violate the Establishment Clause," 31 Pace L. Rev. 488 (2011).
- Pace University (J.D. summa cum laude 2011; Valedictorian; Merit Scholarship; Senior Member, Pace Law Review; PLS Arbitration Team; B.A. in Communications/Journalism summa cum laude 2008; Pforzheimer Honors College: rank 1/150 in major)
- New York and New Jersey
- Legal Aid Society 2016 Pro Bono Publico Award
- Extern to Chief Magistrate George A. Yanthis, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York (Spring 2010)