Rebecca R. Thornton

Partner

Raleigh Office

TEL (919) 873-0166

FAX (919) 873-1814

Becky has a diverse liability practice focusing on complex matters involving industrial accidents, construction defect, wrongful death and products liability.  She has extensive experience defending businesses and individuals in the courtroom and in administrative hearings, and has consistently provided legal advice to her clients on ways to mitigate risk during the course of litigation.

Becky graduated summa cum laude from North Carolina State University earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. She received her Juris Doctor degree from Elon University School of Law as a member of the charter class. During law school, Becky was a member of the Delta Theta Phi International Law Fraternity, and co-creator of Elon’s chapter of the Innocence Project.

Becky is currently admitted to appear before the United States District Courts in the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina. Becky has also presented at several continuing education seminars for adjusters, and enjoys speaking to clients on a variety of legal issues.  Becky has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine from 2015-2017.

Areas of Practice

Education

B.A., 2006, North Carolina State University (summa cum laude)

J.D., 2009, Elon University School of Law

Bar Admissions

North Carolina State Bar

United States District Courts in the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina

  • North Carolina State Bar
  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Wake County Bar Association
  • “Rising Star,” North Carolina Super Lawyers, 2015-2017
+ PROFILE

Becky has a diverse liability practice focusing on complex matters involving industrial accidents, construction defect, wrongful death and products liability.  She has extensive experience defending businesses and individuals in the courtroom and in administrative hearings, and has consistently provided legal advice to her clients on ways to mitigate risk during the course of litigation.

Becky graduated summa cum laude from North Carolina State University earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. She received her Juris Doctor degree from Elon University School of Law as a member of the charter class. During law school, Becky was a member of the Delta Theta Phi International Law Fraternity, and co-creator of Elon’s chapter of the Innocence Project.

Becky is currently admitted to appear before the United States District Courts in the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina. Becky has also presented at several continuing education seminars for adjusters, and enjoys speaking to clients on a variety of legal issues.  Becky has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine from 2015-2017.

Areas of Practice

Education

B.A., 2006, North Carolina State University (summa cum laude)

J.D., 2009, Elon University School of Law

Bar Admissions

North Carolina State Bar

United States District Courts in the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina

+ PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Wake County Bar Association
+ RECOGNITION & AWARDS
  • “Rising Star,” North Carolina Super Lawyers, 2015-2017