Rebecca is a member of our Government Oversight Team. In addition to performing her duties as an investigator and consultant on many of our world-wide engagements, she also serves as the BartlettJames, LLC cybersecurity and media director. Rebecca is based in Virginia.
Before law school, Rebecca was employed as a counselor to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking , and later as a victim’s advocate, for the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s office in New Orleans, Louisiana. Her extensive experience working with victims of domestic and sexual violence garnered her significant community recognition. Following law school, Rebecca worked at the Skagit County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office in Mount Vernon, Washington, in both the civil and criminal divisions. Her experiences there included civil and criminal bench and jury trials, appellate advocacy in support of several serious felony convictions, and juvenile legislative advocacy, which earned her national media attention.
Rebecca also serves as the Communications Director for the Military Spouse J.D. Network, an attorney bar association for military spouses. Additionally, she is engaged in private practice serving military veterans seeking Veterans Affairs disability compensation benefits, and she is still a Senior Appellate Attorney for the Florida Guardian ad Litem Program. Finally, Rebecca is a volunteer through The Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program where she represents veterans at no cost to them before the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.
Rebecca has a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and a Masters of Social Work from Tulane University, with a specialized certificate in disaster mental health. She has a Juris Doctorate with a certificate in International Law from Loyola College of Law in New Orleans, Louisiana, where she competed on the national moot court team and earned induction into the Order of Barristers, while also serving as a member of the Maritime Law Journal.