J.D., cum laude, George Mason University School of Law
B.A., summa cum laude, Villanova University; Phi Beta Kappa
Case Comments Editor, The Federal Circuit Bar Journal
Law Clerk for the Honorable Barry R. Poretz, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (2003-2004)
Bar and Court Admissions
District of Columbia Bar
Supreme Court of the United States
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
U.S. District Courts for the District of Columbia and Eastern District of Virginia
U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Columbia and Eastern District of Virginia
Supreme Court of Virginia
A former law clerk in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (known as the “Rocket Docket”), Rebecca represents clients in complex commercial disputes in the state and federal courts through the Washington DC metropolitan region. Rebecca’s experience includes representing corporations in contract and business tort disputes, litigating government contracts disputes, counseling financial institutions in loan restructures, representing intellectual property owners in trademark infringement litigation, and representing trustees in corporate investigations and fraudulent transfer litigation.
- Represents subcontractor in litigation with prime contractor relating to work performed overseas.
- Represented relator in False Claims Act (FCA) case in the Eastern District of Virginia alleging that student lender fraudulently obtained millions of dollars in government subsidies.
- Successfully defended a government contractor in multi-million dollar class action arbitration involving an employment wage claim by fire and rescue employees for work performed overseas.
- Successfully defended a large utility company in a complex, multi-million dollar negligence action.
- Represented applicants for security clearances before the Defense Office of Hearings and Appeals (DOHA).
- Represented Liquidating Trustee in the Vijay K. Taneja case, one of the largest real estate mortgage fraud and Ponzi scheme cases in the Washington, DC area.
- American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI)
- Advisory Board, Mid-Atlantic Region (2013-2015)
- Fairfax Bar Association
- The Federal Bar Association (FBA)
- International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC)
- Board of Directors, Washington, DC Network (2011-2016)
- Co-Chair, Communications Committee, Washington, DC Network (2014-2015)
- Co-Chair, Membership Committee, Washington, DC Network (2011-2013, 2016)
- The Virginia Bar Association (VBA)
- Named one of Virginia's "Rising Stars" for Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights by Super Lawyers magazine (2009-2014)
- Named one of DC's "Super Lawyers" (2017-2018) and "Rising Stars" for Business Litigation (2015-2016) and Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights (2013-2014) by Super Lawyers magazine
News & Insights
- June 13, 2018 | Arlington, VA | SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTClifton Larson Allen LLPRebecca L. Saitta
- November 9, 2015 | Arlington, VA | SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTIWIRC - DC NetworkRebecca L. Saitta, Speaker
- April 23, 2015 | PRESS RELEASE
- June 13, 2014 | PRESS RELEASE
- April 25, 2014 | PRESS RELEASE“Super Lawyers” Recognizes 66 Wiley Rein Attorneys in Washington, DC Area Across 18 Areas of the Law
- April 4, 2014 | Coral Gables-Miami, FL | SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTNational Association of Bankruptcy Trustees 2014 Spring SeminarRebecca L. Saitta, Panelist
- Spring 2014 | ARTICLEBankruptcy Law News Vol. 24, No. 14Rebecca L. Saitta
- February 20, 2014 | PRESS RELEASE
- Fall 2013 | ARTICLENABTalkRebecca L. Saitta
- July 25, 2013 | Washington, DC | SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTBack to the Future: Employment of Creditor’s Bills in Equity and Receiverships in the Resolution and Collection of Problem LoansRebecca L. Saitta, Speaker
- June 14, 2013 | PRESS RELEASE
- April 19, 2013 | PRESS RELEASE
- September 20, 2012 | Fairfax, VA | SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTThe Bankrupt Secret Agent: Financial Considerations and Bankruptcy in Determining Eligibility for Security ClearancesThe Northern Virginia Bankruptcy Bar AssociationRebecca L. Saitta, Speaker
- June 15, 2012 | PRESS RELEASE
- April 16, 2012 | ARTICLEBankruptcy Law360Rebecca L. Saitta
- February 24, 2012 | ARTICLEBankruptcy and Energy Law360Rebecca L. Saitta
- December 28, 2011 | PRESS RELEASE
- June 22, 2011 | PRESS RELEASE
- January 2011 | ARTICLEThe Metropolitan Corporate Counsel Volume 19, No. 1Rebecca L. Saitta