Rebekah H. Parker is a partner at Novack and Macey LLP, a sophisticated business litigation boutique in Chicago, where she has practiced for over 11 years. Prior to joining Novack and Macey, she worked at a well-known litigation firm located in both California and New York, where she is also licensed to practice law.
Rebekah focuses her practice in real estate-related litigation, including landlord-tenant and construction disputes. She also represents clients across many industries in disputes involving intellectual property, professional malpractice, class action defense, and breach of contract cases. She has experience with both jury and bench trials, arbitration, and is adept in counseling her clients with strategies to achieve their objectives in the most effective and efficient manner possible. Clients rely on her counsel to develop pretrial resolution strategies and practical techniques to avoid litigation altogether. Further, clients have praised Rebekah for being a “strong litigator” and note that she is a “excellent problem solver and comes up with ideas for new arguments to make or ways to create settlement leverage.”
In 2020, Rebekah was named an Illinois “Leading Lawyer” by Law Bulletin Media, and in 2019 she was named to Law Bulletin Media’s “40 Under Forty Attorneys in Illinois to Watch” list. In addition, Rebekah has been perennially recognized by Illinois Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” since 2013.
Rebekah is co-chair of Novack and Macey’s Women’s Initiative, a group dedicated to the professional development and advancement of the firm’s female attorneys. She is also co-chair of the firm’s pro bono practice where she does extensive work representing students in due process proceedings. Rebekah is a Board member of the Next Generation as well as the Lawyers’ Committee, both of which support the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. She is a member of the Harvard Law School Women’s Alliance of Chicago and the Chicago Council of Lawyers, a public interest bar association.
In her free time, Rebekah is an avid runner, tennis player and skier. She lives in Glencoe with her husband and two children.
Rebekah received her B.A. (2002) with honors from the University of Michigan. She received her J.D. (2005) cum laude from Harvard Law School.