Contact Rebecca Wrightson
Tel: (671) 646.2001
Rebecca Wrightson is an associate attorney at Cabot Mantanona LLP, with
a focus on complex civil litigation. She has worked on diverse matters
including, but not limited to, complicated shareholder disputes;
construction litigation; government advice and compliance; complex and
contentious trust and probate litigation; protracted debt collections; and
admiralty such as coral reef collision litigation. Ms. Wrightson’s strengths
include investigating, researching and analyzing complex legal issues to
achieve the best possible result for her clients.
Ms. Wrightson holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from the University of
Washington. She earned her Juris Doctorate, summa cum laude, from the
University of District of Columbia Davis A. Clarke School of Law. During
her tenure as a law student, Ms. Wrightson interned with five judges on the
federal and local courts for the District of Columbia, served as Articles
Editor on the Law Review Editorial Board, and also served as a teaching
assistant for the courses of Civil Procedure, Contracts and Criminal Law.
Upon achieving her law degree in 2009, she served as a law clerk to the
Honorable Inez Smith Reid on the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.
Thereafter, Ms. Wrightson served for two years as a staff attorney for the
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
Immediately prior to entering private practice on Guam, Ms. Wrightson
worked as a government attorney for the Commonwealth of the Northern
Mariana Islands. Serving as in-house counsel for two CNMI independent
agencies, Ms. Wrightson advised management on matters regarding
statutory and regulatory interpretation and mandates, procurement, human
resources, inter-agency relations, contractual obligations, easements, tax
assessments, and settlements. She also appeared before the District Court
and Superior Court of the CNMI, and handled all aspects of representation
in administrative proceedings. Additionally, Ms. Wrightson worked closely
with the agencies’ outside legal counsel on complex litigation in both the
federal and local courts.
Ms. Wrightson is a member of the bars of Guam, the District Court of
Guam, and the District of Columbia.