Rebecca J. Price has been a member of the firm in its Litigation and Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Practice Groups since she joined Norris McLaughlin in 2007.
As a litigator, Rebecca has experience in every facet and level of civil court proceedings. She has participated in numerous jury and bench trials in Pennsylvania’s state courts, as well as in the United States District and Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern and Middle District Courts of Pennsylvania and the District of New Jersey. Rebecca’s practice also includes appellate work in both the Superior and Commonwealth Courts of Pennsylvania. She also serves as Solicitor of the Lehigh County Board of Tax Assessment Appeals.
Rebecca has represented a diverse and sophisticated set of clients in multiple jurisdictions, ranging from international corporations in complex commercial litigation to newlyweds in residential construction disputes, and myriad business and consumer clients in between. Her experience includes representing clients in complex business litigation, contract disputes, landlord/tenant matters, construction litigation, real estate, municipal and personal injury matters.
Due to the size and nature of the firm and its clientele, Rebecca’s experience is not limited to one side of a dispute. For instance, she has represented both plaintiffs and insurance companies in personal injury matters, and both consumers and contractors in consumer protection claims. She has represented both landlords and tenants, banks and borrowers, companies and individuals. The breadth of Rebecca’s experience enables her to examine issues free from a predisposed bias, allowing her to appreciate the issues presented from all perspectives.
In her bankruptcy and creditors’ rights practice, Rebecca represents local and out-of-state banks in bankruptcy, complex foreclosures, receiverships, and asset recovery matters, including negotiating deed in lieu transfers and confession of judgment proceedings. She is trained to perform work for Fannie Mae. Rebecca has defended clients in actions to open or strike judgments entered by confession and has defended claims arising out of state and federal fair debt collection laws in both the state and federal courts.
Rebecca is proficient in handling multifaceted commercial collection matters on behalf of local and out-of-state businesses and is well versed in the duties arising under the federal and state Fair Debt Collection Practices Acts and consumer protections laws. Rebecca has given seminars to teach businesses the legal requisites, consumer rights, and best practices for collecting outstanding accounts receivable. She is experienced in litigating collection matters and executing upon judgments obtained on behalf of her clients.
Beyond her practice, Rebecca is devoted to issues affecting underprivileged youth in Lehigh County. She has served as a Court Appointed Special Advocate, advocating for children in foster care. Rebecca is Conflict Counsel for Lehigh County’s Juvenile Dependency Court, regularly representing the interests of underprivileged children. Rebecca ardently supports organizations devoted to assisting Lehigh County children.