Rebekah Parker concentrates her practice in commercial litigation. She has represented a wide range of clients, including institutional clients and class action plaintiffs, in disputes involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, tortious interference, fraud, RICO, securities fraud, unfair business practices, real estate disputes and construction litigation. She also has represented debtors and official committees in contested matters and adversary proceedings related to chapter 11 cases.
Ms. Parker received the Wiley W. Manuel award for pro bono legal services in 2008 and 2009 for her work on behalf of special education students, including a trial and appeal she won securing special education services for a student. Prior to joining Novack and Macey, Ms. Parker was an associate at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges LLP, having practiced in both their Los Angeles and New York City offices. In 2008, Ms. Parker was selected for inclusion in the list of Southern California Rising Stars and, in 2013 and 2014, she was selected as an Illinois Rising Star.
Ms. Parker is a Board member of the Next Generation and a member of the Lawyers’ Committee, both of which support the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. She is a member of the Harvard Law School Women’s Alliance of Chicago and the Chicago Council of Lawyers, a public interest bar association. Rebekah is also a member of the Urban Land Institute, a multidisciplinary real estate forum.