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Rebecca Greening

Lecturer on Law


Rebecca Greening
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Rebecca Greening was appointed as a lecturer on law at HLS in Fall 2023 to co-teach the Family Justice Clinical Seminar. Rebecca has been a Clinical Instructor at the WilmerHale Legal Services Center’s Family Justice Clinic (formerly Family/DV Law Clinic) since September 2020.

From 2013 to 2020, Rebecca had a solo practice focusing on public defense for parents and children in the Juvenile Courts in Massachusetts. Her practice included representing parents and children in termination of parental rights cases, CHINS, and guardianship matters. Rebecca began her career as a public defender as a Staff Attorney in the Children and Family Law Division of the Committee for Public Counsel Services in the Boston and Lowell offices.

Rebecca holds a B.S. in Social Work from New York University (2007) and a J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law (2010).

Born and raised in Jamaica Plain, a neighborhood of Boston, Rebecca now lives in the suburbs with her partner and two children, Mario and Estella.


  • B.S. Social Work New York University, 2007
  • J.D. Northeastern University School of Law, 2010