is a counsel in O’Melveny's Washington, DC office and a member of the Capital Markets Practice. Rebekah’s practice focuses on assisting public companies with securities law issues, including SEC reporting and disclosure requirements, corporate governance matters, and compliance with exchange listing standards and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
Before coming to O’Melveny, Rebekah was a staff attorney in the Division of Corporation Finance of the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Rebekah served at the SEC from 2003 to 2007 in the Office of Computers and Online Services and was an examiner and reviewer on the Division’s Shareholder Proposal Taskforce in the Office of Chief Counsel. As a staff attorney, she screened Securities Act and Exchange Act filings to identify legal and accounting issues to determine the level of SEC staff review and reviewed Securities Act and Exchange Act filings for compliance with the federal securities laws. These Securities Act filings often involved initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs, exchange offers, tender offers, debt offerings, equity lines and PIPEs. The reviews of Exchange Act filings included periodic reports, proxy material, tender offer documents, proxy contests and going-private transactions.
Member, American Bar Association; Texas Bar Association