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Rebecca S. Ashkenazi

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Practice Areas:

  • Real Estate
  • Bankruptcy
  • Wills, Trusts, Estates

Biography

Rebecca is a Senior Associate at Andrew M. Wolfenson, Esq., P.C. Her practice focuses on Real Estate matters, Wills Trusts and Estates, as well as Bankruptcy. Ms. Ashkenazi is also currently assisting ProjectKIND, as a legal advisor on a pro bono basis. Prior to joining the firm, while she served as general counsel to a commercial and industrial real estate company, she handled the management and legal side of leasing and acquisitions, as well as all compliance items. During her time at Herrick, Feinstein LLP she represented residential clients and sponsor sellers, and also earned numerous pro bono awards, including the 2018 Milton Mollen Pro Bono Award. She started her career in real estate at a small firm and saw the importance of the family-like atmosphere when representing clients who are dealing with important life transactions and matters, which is why it was important to her to join Andrew M. Wolfenson, Esq., P.C. Prior to her work in real estate, she began her practice representing abandoned, abused and neglected children, as well as dealing with high net worth matrimonial actions.

Education

  • Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, New York
    • J.D. - 12/2011
  • Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - 2006
    • Major: Government and Sociology

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2012
  • New York, 2012

Pro-Bono Activities

  • The KIND Project, 09/2020 to Present
  • Legal Clinic for the Homeless - City Bar Justice Center, 10/2016 to 03/2019
  • International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP), 2017 to 03/2019
  • HER Justice, 2018 to 03/2019

Current Employment Position

  • Senior Associate

Past Positions

  • Pantheon Properties, Inc, General Counsel
  • Herrick, Feinstein LLP, Real Estate Associate
  • Law Firm of Seth Stein, P.C., Real Estate Associate