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About Rebecca

Rebecca Foxwell focuses her practice on internal investigations, compliance reviews, white collar criminal defense, and complex civil litigation. Rebecca's internal investigation experience has included matters involving allegations of workplace misconduct, financial improprieties, discrimination, hostile work environment, sexual assault, and harassment. Rebecca also has experience with regulatory enforcement matters, response to government investigations, and preparation for external audits. Rebecca's litigation practice includes representation of companies and individuals in a variety of industries in state and federal court, and covers all phases of the litigation process. Rebecca also has experience with mediations and arbitrations, and has handled pro bono matters involving housing and immigration.


Recent Notable Matters

Archdiocese of New York — lead associate in an independent review of the Archdiocese of New York’s response to the clergy sexual abuse crisis

New York Police Department — assisted the Honorable Barbara S. Jones (ret.) in her appointment by the New York City Police Commissioner to a panel that conducted a full-scale review of the New York City Police Department’s discipline policies and issued a public report detailing the panel’s findings and recommendations

Utility Company — lead associate in review of company’s management structure, policies and procedures in preparation for an external audit

Agency — advised client on policies and procedures regarding sexual harassment and conducted independent investigations of allegations of sexual harassment

Entertainment Company — assisted in investigation of employee misconduct

Publications and Speeches

“Risk Assessments and Gender for Smarter Sentencing," Virginia Journal of Criminal Law, Summer 2015.



University of Virginia,
Vanderbilt University,
summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

New York





University of Virginia School of Law
Senior Legal Research and Writing Teaching Assistant
Office of the State's Attorney for Worcester County, Maryland
Legal Intern, 2013
University of Virginia School of Law
The Journal of Law & Politics
Editorial Board Member