Rebecca Richardson - Complex Commercial Dispute Lawyer - McDermott Will & Emery


Rebecca Richardson litigates complex commercial disputes before state and federal courts, with an emphasis on representing clients in the professional services and healthcare industries. Among other areas of law, Rebecca handles disputes involving breach of contract, ERISA, securities fraud and professional malpractice claims.

Rebecca assists in all aspects of the litigation process, including drafting discovery requests and responses, dispositive and evidentiary motions, and adversary complaints; and researching and drafting briefs, pleadings and memoranda. She has also handled and attended deposition and witness preparation sessions, as well as hearings before the Southern District of Texas bankruptcy court.

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  • Represented a leading power generation and infrastructure company in litigation relating to its Chapter 11 cases with approximately $5 billion in funded debt obligations*
  • Represented a leading broadcasting company and streaming service in rate-setting proceedings before the Copyright Royalty Board*
  • Represented a leading pharmaceutical and healthcare company in defending antitrust claims in patent infringement litigation*

*Matter handled prior to joining McDermott


  • New York City Bar Association, member


Washington and Lee University School of Law, JD, cum laude, 2021
Davidson College, BA, cum laude, 2016

New York

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