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.