Director of Criminal Justice
Rebecca helps identify and manage philanthropic opportunities for the Criminal Justice Initiative, focusing on its pretrial justice portfolio. Prior to joining Arnold Ventures, she worked as a program manager for special initiatives at the Vera Institute of Justice. While there, Rebecca designed and led state-level sentencing reform, pretrial reform, and policy implementation. She also authored publications on topics relating to sentencing and corrections reform and compassionate release.
Rebecca began her career as a litigation associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, where she represented people on parole and about to be paroled in New York.
Rebecca earned her law degree from Fordham Law School, where she was a member of the Law Review, and bachelor’s degree in history from Yale University.