Rebecca A. Cobbs

Office: 617-523-6010
Direct: 857-321-7045
Fax: 617-227-0927

Rebecca A. Cobbs is an associate at Sloane & Walsh. She earned her B.A. from Middlebury College, cum laude, with a degree in Political Science. She graduated summa cum laude and Order of the Coif from Tulane University Law School. She is admitted to the Massachusetts Bar.

Ms. Cobbs practices in the areas of civil litigation, professional liability defense, general liability defense, healthcare compliance, employment law, and appellate practice. Her practice focuses on defending doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals in malpractice litigation. She represents clients in matters before state courts, federal courts, and administrative agencies.

Ms. Cobbs has successfully represented clients in pre-trial matters, at trial, and on appeal. While in law school, Ms. Cobbs was a student attorney in the Domestic Violence Clinic where she was recognized with the Association of Women Attorneys Award.

  • Professional Liability Defense
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Employment Law Defense
  • Appellate Practice
  • HIPAA, Health Care, Data Breach & Privacy
  • Nursing Home Defense

United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
J.D. (Summa Cum Laude) – 2013

Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont
B.A. (Cum Laude) – 2009

Awards and Honors

  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers  “Rising Star” in Personal Injury- Medical Malpractice Defense (2018–2019)

  • Association of Women Attorneys Award, 2013

  • Order of the Coif, Tulane University

Professional Activities

  • Massachusetts Bar Association

  • Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association


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