Rebecca D. Winkelstein
Location: Atlantic City
Rebecca D. Winkelstein is Of Counsel to the firm and a member of the education law practice. Rebecca re-joined the firm and the education group after relocating to New York in 2014.
Rebecca worked at a small North Jersey firm for eight years, where she handled a range of matters for private and public sector employers, from counseling and policy development to litigating claims of discrimination and allegations of constitutional violations in state and federal court and on appeal.
Prior to her time at Cooper Levenson from 2010 – 2014, Rebecca was child advocate attorney at the Defender Association of Philadelphia, where she represented abused and neglected children in Philadelphia Dependency Court. Prior to her employment at the Defender Association, Rebecca served as a judicial clerk to retired New Jersey Supreme Court Associate Justice John E. Wallace, Jr.
Rebecca earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2003, where she was a member of the College Park Scholars Program. Rebecca graduated from Rutgers University School of Law, Camden in 2007. While in law school, Rebecca was an Executive Editor of the Rutgers Law Journal, a Teaching Assistant for Legal Research and Writing/Moot Court, and the recipient of the 2007 Reed Smith Pro Bono Award for Clinical Excellence. Rebecca also interned for United States District Court Magistrate Judge Ann Marie Donio and externed in the Office of Counsel to the Governor of New Jersey.
Rebecca is admitted to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.