Rebekah H. Parker

partner

Overview

Rebekah Parker concentrates her practice in complex litigation involving real estate, construction, partnership and agency disputes, consumer fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, class action defense, and professional malpractice. She has extensive trial experience in both state and federal courts. Prior to joining Novack and Macey, Rebekah was an associate at Quinn Emanuel where she practiced in its Los Angeles and New York City offices.

Rebekah has repeatedly been selected as an Illinois “Emerging Lawyer” by Law Bulletin Publishing Company. Less than two percent of all lawyers in the State receive this distinction. In 2008, she was selected for inclusion in the list of Southern California Rising Stars and, from 2013 through 2019, she was selected as an Illinois Rising Star.

Rebekah does extensive pro bono work representing students in due process proceedings. She is a Board member of the Next Generation and a member of the Lawyers’ Committee, both of which support the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. She is a member of the Harvard Law School Women’s Alliance of Chicago and the Chicago Council of Lawyers, a public interest bar association.

In her free time, she is an avid runner, tennis player and skier. She lives in Glencoe with her husband and two children.

Education

  • University of Michigan (B.A. 2002), Honors College, with Highest Distinction
  • Harvard Law School (J.D. 2005), Cum Laude; ATLA Regional Mock Trial Champion and Coach

Speeches & Publications

  • “That’s Not What I Meant: How to Fix a Typo or Grammatical Error in a Contract,” Smart Business Chicago, August 2013. View PDF.
  • Co-author, “Smart Evidence: Commercial Litigation.” Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2012