Rebecca Harris

Rebecca Harris

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Rebecca Harris

Biography

Overview

Rebecca’s practice focuses on Intellectual Property, Fashion Law, and Employment Law. She counsels her clients on strategic business decisions related to these matters and represents them—both individuals and companies—defending and protecting the brands they have worked so hard to build.

Rebecca has a deep understanding of the unique business challenges, opportunities and trends within the fashion industry. She has been an integral part of the Fashion Law Lab at Harvard Law School since its inception and is currently a lecturer for the course along with the Lab’s instructor and founder Nana Sarian, General Counsel for Stella McCartney. Rebecca’s involvement with the course focuses on issues of ethical trade and sustainability.

While in law school, Rebecca was a research and teaching assistant for Professor Jeannie Suk Gersen, focusing on Title IX enforcement and campus sexual assault policies. She was also a co-chair of Harvard Law School Lambda's Political Committee and was a Rappaport Fellow in Law and Public Policy.  

Prior to attending law school, Rebecca spent five years working as a Victim Witness Advocate at the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office, with assignments in the Child Protection and Senior Trial Units.

Stemming from her background and commitment to public service, Rebecca also supports a robust pro bono practice which includes assisting survivors of domestic violence and representing refugees and asylum-seekers.

Languages

  • Arabic
  • French
  • Hebrew

Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Education

  • Harvard Law School  (J.D., 2017)
  • McGill University  (B.A., 2009)