Rebecca A. Rodriguez Attorney At Law

Rebecca A. Rodriguez - Attorney at Law


T 954-761-8111
F 954-761-8112
D 305-913-0536
M 305-562-0980
Fort Lauderdale 401 East Las Olas Blvd. Suite 1000 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

T 305-416-6880
F 305-416-6887
M 305-562-0980
Miami 333 S.E. 2nd Avenue Suite 3200 Miami, Florida 33131

Rebecca is a shareholder in the firm’s Fort Lauderdale and Miami offices. Her practice focuses on state and federal litigation, appeals, and general compliance matters for corporate clients, financial institutions, and government entities. Rebecca currently serves as special counsel to the Emerald Coast Utilities Authority.

  • 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.

    Rebecca was recently recognized as a 2020 Top & Comer in Litigation by the South Florida Legal Guide, 2020 Up & Comer in Law by South Florida Business & Wealth and has been a recognized Rising Star in Business Litigation since 2017 by Super Lawyers.

  • 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
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
    • U.S. District Court, Colorado
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
    • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
    • U.S. Court of International Trade  
    • Florida
  • Professional Associations & Memberships
    • The Florida Bar
      • Governmental Law and Public Policy Advocacy Committee, 2019-2021
      • Diversity and Inclusion Committee, 2018-2019
    • Leadership Council On Legal Diversity Program, Fellow, 2021
    • Broward County Bar Association
      • Co-Chair, Government Law Section, 2019-2020
    • 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, 2013-2020
    • Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association, Member
  • Civic
    • Legal Aid Service of Broward County
      • Board of Directors, 2020-2021
    • Leadership Broward, Class XXXIX
    • Leadership Fort Lauderdale, Class XXII
    • Leadership Miami, Class XL
    • Guardian Ad Litem, Pro Bono Appellate Counsel in Defending Best Interests Project
  • Articles & Publications
  • Languages
    • Spanish
  • Reported Cases
    • Symonette v. Deutsche Bank Nat’l Trust Co. as Trustee for Impac Real Estate Asset Trust Series, 305 So. 3d 336 (Fla. 4th DCA 2020)
    • Erickson v. Confreda, 809 Fed. Appx. 741 (11th Cir. 2020)
    • L.G. v. Department of Children and Families, 296 So. 3d 423 (Fla. 4th DCA 2020)
    • Bostock v. Clayton Cnty., Georgia, 140 S. Ct. 1731 (2020) (amici curiae brief)
    • Baldoni v. Gavulic, 292 So. 3d 759 (Fla. 4th DCA 2020)
    • Erickson v. Confreda, Case No. 19-13020-JJ, 2020 WL 1819775 (11th Cir. Mar. 13, 2020)
    • Montgomery v. JPMorgan Chase, National Association, 284 So. 3d 975 (Fla. 1st DCA 2019)
    • Pathak v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., 268 So. 3d 717 (Fla. 5th DCA 2019)
    • Florida Research Inst. of Equine Nurturing, Dev., and Safety, Inc. v. Dillon, 247 So. 3d 538 (Fla. 4th DCA 2018)
    • Polsky v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., 242 So. 3d 1120 (Fla. 4th DCA 2018)
    • Pathak v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., 236 So. 3d 1099 (Fla. 5th DCA 2017)
    • Waisome v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., 703 Fed. App'x 913 (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
    • Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," 2021-2022
      • Appellate Practice
      • Banking and Finance Law
      • Commercial Litigation
      • Litigation - Real Estate
    • Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2017-2021
    • South Florida Legal Guide, Top Up & Comer, 2020-2021
    • South Florida Business & Wealth, Up & Comer in Law, 2020