Rebecca C. Watson
REBECCA WATSON focuses her practice on securities law and corporate governance matters. She has represented both issuers and underwriters in a broad range of public and private offerings of debt securities, convertible and preferred securities and equity, including IPOs. As an associate in Sidley’s New York office, Rebecca was seconded to a major financial institution, where she worked with the Equity Capital Markets and Debt Capital Markets legal teams. In addition, prior to returning to Sidley, Rebecca served as associate counsel at a mining and manufacturing company, where she worked on corporate governance matters and Securities Act of 1933 filings. Rebecca has represented entities in several industries, including financial services, consumer goods and REITs.
Rebecca graduated with honors from Georgetown University Law Center. She was an executive editor of the Georgetown Environmental Law Review.