Rebecca Rushton

rrushton@safranlaw.com VCard

Rebecca Rushton is a native of Raleigh, North Carolina and the newest attorney to join the Safran Law team.  She graduated magna cum laude from the University of South Carolina earning her Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Science, and subsequently earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Oregon School of Law with Certificates of Completion in Environment & Natural Resources Law and Ocean & Coastal Law.

While in law school, Rebecca was an editor on the Journal for Environmental Law and Litigation, completed a two-year fellowship through the Energy Law and Public Policy program, and worked on federal and international cases through positions with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).  Rebecca is an active member of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division and regularly volunteers with Wills For Heroes to draft estate planning documents for First Responders and their families.

Career Highlights

EDUCATION

  • University of Oregon School of Law - JD
  • University of South Carolina - BS Marine Science

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Attorney, Safran Law Offices, Raleigh, NC
  • Attorney, Pridgen Richberg, Durham, NC
  • Synergy Legal Staffing, Durham NC

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Admitted to North Carolina State Bar
  • Admitted to United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
  • North Carolina Bar Association – Construction Law and Young Lawyers Division