Rebecca Talbott

  • Visiting Lecturer


Phone: 543-6136


J.D., magna cum laude, 2010, New York University School of Law B.A., with honors and distinction, 2002, Stanford University

Curriculum Vitae

Recent Courses

LAW A 506 Legal Analysis, Research and Writing

Professor Rebecca Talbott is a Visiting Law Lecturer, teaching the first-year Legal Analysis, Research, and Writing class. Her research interests are in criminal law, criminal procedure, evidence, and racial justice.

Prior to joining the faculty, Professor Talbott was an Assistant Federal Public Defender for the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, where she represented indigent clients charged with federal felony crimes. Before that, she practiced criminal litigation at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel, LLP, under the direction of criminal defense attorney Barry Berke. Professor Talbott clerked for Judge Stanley Marcus of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and Judge John Gleeson of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. 

She is a 2010 graduate of New York University School of Law, where she graduated magna cum laude and was inducted into the Order of the Coif, and was an executive editor on the New York University Law Review. She earned her B.A. in 2002 with Honors and Distinction from Stanford University.

Bar admissions: New York; U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York, and District of Maryland; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.