Rebecca A. Rodriguez - Attorney at Law

401 East Las Olas Blvd.
Suite 1000
Post Office Box 2328 (33303-9998)
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

P 954-761-8111
F 954-761-8112
D 305-913-0536
M 305-562-0980
S Rebecca.A.Rodriguez

333 S.E. 2nd Avenue
Suite 3200
Miami, Florida 33131


P 305-416-6880
F 305-416-6887
M 305-562-0980
S Rebecca.A.Rodriguez

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Biography

Rebecca is an associate attorney in the firm’s Fort Lauderdale and Miami offices. Her practice focuses on state and federal banking litigation matters including but not limited to, lawsuits involving the False Claims Act (FCA), Real Estate Settlement & Procedures Act (RESPA), Regulation-X (Reg-X), Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act (FCCPA), title litigation and foreclosures. Rebecca also handles administrative international trade issues and regulatory compliance for corporate clients.

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Background

Rebecca was born and raised in Miami, Florida. After attending Coral Reef Senior High in Miami, Florida, she attended the University of Florida in Gainesville, where she received her bachelor's degree in anthropology. She then earned her master of science in criminal justice from Florida International University.

Rebecca attended law school at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. While in law school, Rebecca served as the associate executive editor for the ILSA Journal of International and Comparative Law.  She was also awarded The Florida Bar Gift Award, the book award in Antitrust Law, the SunTrust Bank Florence Bayuk Trust Scholarship for two consecutive school years, and the Florida Association of Realtors Education Foundation Scholarship. In 2012, Rebecca represented Nova Law as one of two selected international negotiations competitors in Washington D.C. 

Education
  • University of Florida, B.A. (2007)
    • Florida Bright Futures Merit Scholarship
  • Florida International University, M.S. (2010)
  • Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, J.D. (2012)
    • ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law, Associate Executive Editor
    • Certificate in International Legal Practice
    • Florida Bar Gift Award
    • SunTrust Bank Florence Bayuk Trust Scholarship
    • Florida Association of Realtors Education Foundation Scholarship
    • Cali Book Award of Excellence in Antitrust Law
    • BLSA International Negotiations Competitor
    • Teaching Assistant: Constitutional Law courses and Lawyering Skills and Values courses 
Admissions
  • Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of International Trade  
Professional Associations & Memberships
  • The Florida Bar
  • Organization of Women in International Trade, South Florida
  • Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance
  • American Bar Association
    • International Law Section
      • Fall Meeting Planning Committee, 2013-2015
      • Spring Meeting Planning Committee, 2014, 2016
      • Customs Law Committee, Steering Group; Vice-Chair, 2013-2017
Civic
  • Leadership Fort Lauderdale, Class XXII
  • Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce
    • International Business Committee, Global Linkage Initiatives 
  • Diamond Angels of Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital Foundation, Committee Member
Articles & Publications
Languages
  • Spanish
Reported Cases
  • Waisome v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., --- Fed. App’x ---, Case No. 16-16531, 2017 WL 3446755 (11th Cir. 2017)
  • In Re: Nelvare R. Scott,  567 B.R. 847, (Bankr. S.D. Fla. 2017)
  • Peterson v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., 219 F.Supp. 3d 1195 (S.D. Fla. 2016)
  • Waisome v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., 6:16-cv-445-PGB-KRS, 2016 WL 4567098 (M.D. Fla Sept. 1, 2016)
Presentations & Seminars
  • Panelist, “Looking for a Few Good Men,” Broward County Bar Association’s (BCBA) Third Annual Women Leaders in the Law Series, March 30, 2017
Awards & Recognitions
  • YouTube
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Ingenuity in Action.TM

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