Rebecca is currently licensed to practice law in the State of California, and has held a license to practice law in Ontario, Canada, since 2012. Rebecca is sitting for the Hawaii Bar in February 2020.
Rebecca started her career at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP, a large commercial law firm in Toronto, Canada, where she practiced extensively in the area of corporate governance and litigation. During her time in Toronto, Rebecca was part of the team that successfully opposed class certification of a multimillion dollar proposed class action law suit against the Ontario Gaming Control Commission and acted on matters before the Ontario Securities Commission. At MSM, Rebecca was part of the litigation team that recovered $25.5 million in a complex construction defect case involving a large residential condominium project on Oahu. In the boardroom, Rebecca’s extensive experience advising directors has allowed her to aid in the representation of MSM’s 200+ condominium and homeowner association clients on issues of fiduciary responsibility, conflicts of interest and statutory compliance.
Rebecca grew up on Maui before moving to New Zealand with her family where she played soccer on the New Zealand Women’s National Team. Rebecca moved to Toronto to play professional soccer before retiring to attend law school. Rebecca is also the co-founder and President of Valley Isle Soccer Academy where she coaches youth players from 8-18 years old.