Rebecca L. Rakoski, Esq.

Rebecca L. Rakoski, co-founder and managing partner at XPAN Law Group, LLC, a distinctive Women Owned boutique law firm, focuses her practice exclusively on cybersecurity and data privacy. She understands technology and how it intersects with her client’s legal obligations and liabilities. With nearly two decades' worth of litigation experience, Rebecca approaches her client’s issues with a litigator’s eye helping them prevent lawsuits and create a complete solution to their organizations. Rebecca has extensive experience in all aspects of cybersecurity, data privacy and cross border data transfer issues.

Rebecca works with her clients to perform in-depth cybersecurity assessments and audits, review third party vendor contracts and service level agreements, and draft internal and outward facing policies and procedures governing cybersecurity. Rebecca drafts breach response plans and counsels clients through a breach by navigating the complexities of different state and federal regulations.

Rebecca performs cybersecurity and data privacy due diligence to help her clients make informed decisions on vendor selection and auditing, corporate mergers and acquisitions, protecting intellectual property, and even transition and succession planning. Rebecca translates the legal needs of her clients to their technical personnel which provides a comprehensive and coordinated approach to cybersecurity and data privacy.

In addition to being a principal member of XPAN Law Group, Rebecca is an adjunct law professor at the Thomas R. Kline School of Law, where she teaches a variety of legal courses. Rebecca also sits on the Board of Governors for Temple University Health System, including a position on the Board’s Audit and Compliance Committee.

Rebecca is admitted to practice in the following jurisdictions:

  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States

Education

  • Widener University, School of Law, JD
  • Washington College, BS