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Newman & Newman, P.C.

Rebecca Newman

Rebecca Newman is the first and only member of the third generation of the Newman family

to join the Firm, and the first and only female family-member to do so, thus far. Rebecca joined

Newman & Newman, P.C. in 2011, after graduating from Boston University School of Law.

Rebecca represents clients throughout all phases of litigation, including, motion, discovery and trial practice; settlement negotiation, and appellate-level representations, in both the State and Federal Courts. Rebecca’s cases span a wide-array of civil practice areas, with a concentration in real-estate related disputes (i.e., title and boundary disputes; adverse possession/trespass actions; disputes relating to transfers or conveyancing of real estate; foreclosure defense; land registration; easement disputes; partition actions, and landlord/tenant matters -- on both the landlord and tenant sides, and relating to both residential and commercial properties -- and the like). Rebecca also represents clients in connection with their business and commercial matters; employment disputes (on behalf of both employers and employees, and including matters involving wage and hour claims; discrimination claims; wrongful termination matters, and the like); domestic relations and probate matters, and personal injury matters.

In her work, Rebecca performs extensive legal research; drafts all types of litigation documents, including 93A demand letters and responses thereto; pleadings, discovery requests and responses; pre-trial and post-trial motions, as well as supporting memoranda of law and substantive affidavits; settlement agreements, and appellate briefs.

Rebecca regularly argues and opposes motions in the district, municipal, land, housing, probate and superior court departments of the Massachusetts Trial Court, as well as in the Federal district court for the district of Massachusetts.

Rebecca spends her days advising clients; taking and defending depositions; conducting both bench and jury trials; negotiating and facilitating private settlements and dispute resolutions through mediation, conciliation and the like, and developing professional relationships with her opposing counsel; courthouse and government-agency staff and personnel, and many others.

Rebecca also assists with the firm’s substantial real estate and transactional practice, which includes purchases, sales and refinances of residential and commercial real estate -- on behalf of buyers, sellers and lenders; business entity formation and management; business, family or realty trust formation and management; negotiation and preparation of all kinds of business, familial and personal agreements, as well as preparation and management of estate plans and estate planning instruments.

During law school, Rebecca worked with the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights, as the legal intern within the Belin Economic Justice Project which served to assist small-business owners achieve economic self-sufficiency and develop sustainable businesses by providing free legal seminars and free one-on-one legal consultations to new or struggling entrepreneurs in low-income and under-served communities in Massachusetts.

Before law school, Rebecca worked as a real estate paralegal for a sole practitioner in New York City, where she facilitated and supervised all aspects of purchases and sales of high-end residential condominium and cooperative units. Rebecca began this position in 2006, shortly after graduating, cum laude, from New York University, with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Comparative Literature and Spanish Language.

Rebecca is also admitted to the practice of law in New York, and she is fluent in Spanish (albeit rusty). Rebecca lives in Boston with her husband, and she grew up in Brookline, MA.

Practice areas 


  • Massachusetts, 2011
  • New York, 2012


  • Boston University School of Law, J.D., 2011
  • New York University, B.A., cum laude, 2006

Other languages 

  • Spanish