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Rebecca M. Waddell

Rebecca M. Waddell

Berwyn, Pennsylvania
484-913-3025 (Direct Dial)

Rebecca was raised in Ellicott City, Maryland and has lived in the Philadelphia area for the past 20 years. She is a partner at Post & Post LLC. While in law school, Rebecca clerked for a local civil defense litigation firm. After graduation, Rebecca continued practicing civil defense litigation at a large firm in Center City where she represented physicians and hospitals in malpractice cases and other matters. Prior to coming to Post and Post, Rebecca served as Associate General Counsel for The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia where she worked extensively with physicians and other clinicians in litigation matters. While at CHOP, Rebecca gained experience with general liability, workers compensation and commercial litigation matters. She also gained experience formulating and drafting hospital policies, and delivered multiple presentations regarding medical malpractice, changes in the law and other issues related to hospital practice.

Rebecca graduated from Johns Hopkins University in 1994 with a bachelors degree in History. Rebecca also has a masters degree in Health Care Administration from the University of Michigan which she received in 1996. In 2000, Rebecca graduated from the Villanova University School of Law where she was co-president of the Health Law Society.

Rebecca is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She is admitted to practice before the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Healthcare Law
  • General Liability Defense

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2000
  • New Jersey, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2000
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2000


  • Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 2000
  • Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
    • B.A. - 1994
    • Major: History
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • M.H.S.A. - 1996

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Professional Liability Committee member

Past Employment Positions

  • The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • White and Williams LLP
Mission Statement

To provide the most thorough and aggressive defense on behalf of our clients, with the ultimate objective of successfully defending those cases that warrant trial.

  • Bar Register | preeminent lawyers | 2019 Martindale-Hubbell
  • Super Lawyers 2019
  • AV Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability

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