Rebecca D. Raphaelson

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  • American University (JD)
  • Tufts University (BA)

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Rebecca’s practice encompasses a wide range of litigation matters, including construction, complex business litigation, and insurance matters. She represents clients in a variety of business disputes, negotiations and investigations, in litigation and in alternative dispute resolution forums. As a member of the firm’s Construction Law Practice Group, Rebecca has represented property owners and general contractors in construction disputes in the public and private sector. Rebecca has experience counseling clients on contract formation, procurement law, and issues related to project delays and defective work.  Rebecca has drafted and negotiated general contracts, construction management agreements, and other project-related documents to mitigate risk for her clients. Rebecca has been instrumental in electronic discovery collection and review, managing a database of more than 4 million document pages as well as training and overseeing contract attorneys on a privilege review.

Rebecca also contributes to Mintz Levin’s pro bono commitment. She has successfully represented a client in his application for political asylum in the United States allowing him to escape political persecution in Uganda.

Prior to joining Mintz Levin, Rebecca was a public interest attorney fellow at the Medical-Legal Partnership│Boston at Boston Medical Center, where she coordinated direct and systemic advocacy around housing law, including reasonable accommodations, housing transfers, and access to housing priorities and preferences. In addition, she represented low-income clients in hearings at the Department of Housing and Community Development and the Boston Housing Authority. During this time, she also facilitated a pilot pro bono legal referral program for low-income patients at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Rebecca was a Summer Associate at Mintz Levin in 2009.  During law school, Rebecca worked as a law clerk at a dynamic law firm in Washington, DC specializing in representation of nonprofit organizations.

Professional & Community Development

  • Member, ABA Forum on Construction Law
  • Anti-Defamation League Glass Leadership Institute, 2012-2013