Rebecca J. Price, is a member of the Litigation and Bankruptcy/Creditor’s Rights Practice Groups at Norris McLaughlin. She practices extensively on behalf of clients in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey state courts, as well as in the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania and in the District of New Jersey.
As a commercial litigator, Rebecca represents clients throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Rebecca has extensive experience in a wide range of lawsuits, including complex commercial business litigation, landlord/ tenant matters, and contract disputes. Rebecca has represented a variety of contractors in a broad range of construction-related matters and has a sophisticated understanding of Pennsylvania’s laws protecting contractors, including, its Mechanic’s Lien Laws. Rebecca has also represented numerous insurance companies in various civil matters.
In her general litigation practice, Rebecca has represented clients in personal injury matters. She also has extensive experience representing consumers in matters arising out of violations of Pennsylvania’s consumer protection and fair debt collection laws.
With respect to her Bankruptcy/Creditor’s 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 for ejectment and money 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 also defended claims arising out of state and federal fair debt collection laws in both the state and federal courts.
Utilizing knowledge gained from working with banking institutions, Rebecca is proficient in handling multifaceted commercial collection matters on behalf of local and out-of-state businesses. She has given seminars to teach businesses the practices best suited for collecting outstanding accounts receivable. She is experienced in litigating collection matters and executing upon judgments obtained on behalf of her clients.
Often, Rebecca is engaged as local counsel by attorneys in foreign districts. Understanding the dynamic role that local counsel plays in assisting the client of a referring firm, Rebecca established many relationships with other firms. Prior to joining the firm, Rebecca served as clerk for the Lehigh County Department of Law as part of a Post Graduate Fellowship. During her clerkship, Rebecca served the county in land use and litigation matters.
In addition to her work for the firm and in pursuit of her passion for advocating for children’s rights, Rebecca serves as conflict-counsel for Lehigh County and has been appointed to serve as guardian ad litem to children in the county. Rebecca is also devoted to the expansion and promotion of the arts in the Lehigh Valley. As such, Rebecca jointed the Civic Theatre Board of Directors in September 2019 and is the Co-Chair of the Kapital for Kids Campaign, which seeks to raise funds to renovate the space dedicated to children’s programming inside the historic 17th Street Theatre.