Rebecca Pattiz joined BLH in 2020 after clerking for the Honorable Sarah Netburn of the Southern District of New York. Before clerking, Rebecca was a litigation associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP.
Rebecca received her J.D., cum laude, from New York University School of Law in 2018. During law school, she served as a Senior Articles Editor for the N.Y.U. Review of Law and Social Change. She was a clinic student with the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc., where she worked on a school desegregation matter in Mississippi, and participated in NYU’s employment law clinic. She also worked on employment-related matters as a law clerk at Outten & Golden LLP.
Prior to law school, Rebecca taught 7th grade history and English as a Teach for America corps member in Memphis, Tennessee, and Brooklyn, New York.
New York University School of Law
(J.D. 2018, cum laude)
Fordham University (M.S.T., Adolescent Social Studies Education, 2014)
Barnard College, Columbia University
(B.A. 2011, magna cum laude)
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