Rebekah Cook-Mack’s practice focuses on employment discrimination litigation and remedial enforcement in the class action context. She also represents individual employees in discrimination matters. Ms. Cook-Mack has worked extensively on issues of compensatory damages, injunctive relief, and the distribution of large back pay and fringe benefits relief funds.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Cook-Mack was a Senior Staff Attorney at South Brooklyn Legal Services (SBLS) which she joined in 2008 as a Skadden Fellow. While at SBLS, Ms. Cook-Mack was as a member of the Foreclosure Prevention Project where she represented homeowners in State and Federal Court. She worked on federal litigation concerning systemic problems faced by Brooklyn homeowners. She worked with hundreds of homeowners to help them protect their homes and conducted numerous trainings on the New York State foreclosure process.
While at NYU Law, Ms. Cook-Mack received the Ann Petlock Poses Prize for excellence in client representation for her advocacy on behalf of a low-income grandparent seeking to retain her parental rights in Family Court. In 2007 Ms. Cook-Mack received a Child Welfare Fund Fellowship to work with the newly created Brooklyn Family Defense Project.
Ms. Cook-Mack has been a member of the New York Civil Liberties Board since 2008 and recently served a term as a member of its executive committee. She is currently a member of its Audit Committee.