Rebekah Poston, after serving as an Assistant US Attorney with the US Attorney’s Office in Miami, Florida and as a Special Attorney with the Department of Justice’s Organized Crime and Racketeering Section in Cleveland, Ohio, now focuses her practice on defending complex domestic and international white collar criminal cases. She has successfully represented multinational, public and private corporations, brokerage firms and banks, airlines and shipping lines, maritime brokers, medical device and pharmaceutical companies, and industrial manufacturing and agricultural companies, as well as their officers, directors and employees.
Rebekah heads the firm’s global FCPA/anticorruption and compliance team consisting of more than 50 partners and associates located in the US, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East. She has written FCPA corporate compliance programs and conducted FCPA trainings, audits and internal investigations for Fortune 100 and 500 companies around the globe.
In 2010, Rebekah was inducted as a Fellow into the American Bar Foundation. An authority on white collar criminal defense, she was named to Who’s Who Legal 100 as one of the top lawyers in the area of Business Crime Defense in the US. She is consistently named as one of Florida’s Super Lawyers in her field, a ranking that places her among the top 5% of all Florida’s lawyers. She also has been listed each year in The Best Lawyers in America since 2003, recognized for her high-calibre work in the practice areas of Criminal Defense: General Practice and Criminal Defense: White-Collar. She has also been named as one of Florida’s Legal Elite by Florida Trend magazine each year since 2004, and is regularly listed in South Florida Legal Guide as one of South Florida’s leading lawyers in her field of white collar criminal defense. In 2010, she was selected by South Florida’s Legal Guide as one of eight women lawyers who had excelled in their legal careers.
Rebekah is a member of the Advisory Committee of the Squire Patton Boggs Foundation, which promotes the role of public service and pro bono work in the practice of law and the development of public policy. She is an active participant in the firm’s Women’s Enterprise group and Lateral Hire Committee.