Rebecca was born and raised in the Catskills in New York as well as Atlanta, Georgia. Rebecca began her studies at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City, earning an A.O.S. in Acting. After graduating from AADA, Rebecca took the craft and her love of theater to a new arena – politics. Rebecca continued her studies at Hunter College in New York City, where she earned her B.A. in Political Science, graduating Magna Cum Laude. Rebecca then successfully advocated in New York City and State legislatures and political campaigns on behalf of established non-profits. After a sabbatical interning for Hillary Rodham Clinton in the U.S. Senate, Rebecca turned her passion for advocacy in a new direction – law.
Rebecca earned her J.D. from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, graduating with the highest honors in Trial Advocacy and Fact Investigation. While in law school, Rebecca honed her research, writing, and trial techniques by clerking with the Los Angeles County District Attorney and the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Rebecca was also certified by the California State Bar to perform attorney services while still in law school for prestigious public interest organizations and private civil rights law firms.
After graduating from law school, Rebecca represented non-profits, small businesses, government entities and employers in the areas of labor and employment, personal injury, general liability, contracts and business law, constitutional issues and civil rights at a premier boutique law firm in Los Angeles. Rebecca handled litigation cases from inception through trial, including bench and jury trials. Rebecca has worked on ‘both sides of the aisle’ – representing both plaintiffs and defendants, individuals and businesses – giving her a unique advantage to see the entire picture and advise clients accordingly. Rebecca’s creative solutions have led to innovative results both in and out of the courtroom.
With the Law Offices of Rebecca Hutton, Rebecca represents entrepreneurs, businesses, individuals and others in starting and forming their businesses. She also does employment and labor law, contracts and negotiation, dispute resolution, and civil litigation assistance in state and federal courts in California. Rebecca believes in zealous and aggressive representation, tempered with creative solutions to minimize risk and maximize success. Rebecca’s focus is client – centric. Rebecca firmly believes that a lawyer’s role is to provide legal support to her client’s passions and vision – giving a solid platform to enable clients to continue to grow and resolve issues in a supported environment.