Rebecca Fonseca represents communities impacted by groundwater contamination and other toxic exposures allegedly caused by the wrongful disposal of PFAS chemicals.
Rebecca is involved in multidistrict litigation alleging severe health complications and environmental harms associated with the use of firefighting Aqueous Film-Forming Foams (AFFF), which contain PFAS. She also litigates on behalf of Michigan communities against the 3M Company and Wolverine World Wide, Inc, for allegedly causing irreparable damage to the environment and human health through the manufacture and wrongful disposal of PFAS-containing products.
In addition to her toxic exposure casework, Rebecca is also involved in litigation regarding the alleged deceptive marketing and distribution of opioids.
While completing her legal studies, Rebecca served as a managing editor for the Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal and interned for law firms in Atlanta and Miami where she conducted research related to medical malpractice and insurance claims. She served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Linda Ann Wells of Florida’s Third District Court of Appeals, and worked as a compliance intern for a South Carolina health care provider network where she researched and monitored compliance with HIPAA and other federal healthcare regulations.
Rebecca is fluent in Spanish and French.
Litigation AreasAsbestos Exposure Public Client Toxic Exposure
J.D., Emory University School of Law, 2016
B.H.S. magna cum laude, University of Florida, 2013
- South Carolina
Admitted to Practice Before
U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina
Charleston County Bar Association
Hispanic National Bar Association
Awards and Accolades
2022 Civil Plaintiff – Top 40 under 40 Trial Lawyer list, South Carolina