Rebecca Garibotto Zisek

Rebecca Garibotto Zisek

Associate

Rebecca Zisek focuses her practice on litigation matters, regularly representing clients in class actions and other complex commercial disputes. She represents clients in a range of industries, including banking and financial services, hospitality, communications, and technology.

Concentrations

  • Complex commercial litigation
  • Class actions
  • Financial services litigation

取扱分野

実績紹介

  • Representation of bank in putative class action alleging maintenance fees were improperly imposed on a savings account. District court dismissed the action, finding it time-barred by a limitation of claims provision governing the account. Argued before the Second Circuit, which affirmed the dismissal. Wechsler v. HSBC Bank USA, N.A
  • Representation of lender and affiliated companies in putative class action alleging failure to implement permanent modifications to loans. Compelled arbitration of all claims on an individual basis. McLean v. HSBC Finance Corp.
  • Representation of mortgage servicing company in nationwide putative class action alleging violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Court granted motion to strike class allegations, WL and thereafter the matter was resolved. Maldonado v. HSBC Mortgage Services, Inc.
  • Representation of bank in a case where plaintiff alleged that their account was not credited for deposited funds. Obtained dismissal of action following bench trial. Wang v. HSBC Bank USA, N.A.
  • Representation of bank in case in which plaintiffs alleged multiple acts of money laundering and mail and wire fraud in violation of RICO. Successfully obtained dismissal of all claims. O’Hagin’s, Inc. v. UBS AG, et al.
  • Provided analysis to assist client in assessing whether to file individual securities action or remain member of class in connection with high-stakes securities litigation.
  • Extern, Hon. Mary L. Cooper, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2010
  • Intern, Office of the Juvenile Public Defender, Essex County, NJ, 2008
  • Intern, Office of Mayor Jun Choi, Edison, NJ, 2007

受賞歴・所属団体

  • Selected Participant, Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program, Spring 2009

学歴・資格・言語

学歴
  • J.D., magna cum laude, Seton Hall University School of Law, 2012
    • Order of the Coif
    • Associate Editor and Comments Editor, Seton Hall Law Review
    • Board Member, Interscholastic Moot Court Board, 2011-2012
    • Member, Civil Rights & Constitutional Litigation Clinic, 2011-2012
  • B.A., Haverford College, 2009
Clerkships
  • Hon. Marianne Espinosa, New Jersey Appellate Division, 2012-2013
弁護士資格
  • New Jersey
  • 米国 ニューヨーク州
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
言語