Rebecca Webber is a shareholder in the firm of Skelton, Taintor & Abbott in Auburn, Maine, practicing principally in the areas of Employment Litigation; Civil Rights Litigation; Employment Law Counseling and Compliance Employment Law Training. Rebecca has more than 20 years of experience representing individuals, businesses and government agencies in employment law and civil litigation. She handles employment claims in both state and federal court, before the Maine Human Rights Commission, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and other state and federal agencies and tribunals. She represents individuals as well as business and municipal clients in the full range of employment law matters they encounter, such as: Retaliation, Whistleblower, and False Claims Act, Discrimination and Civil Rights, Sexual Harassment, Maine Human Rights Ac, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Age Discrimination in Employment (ADEA), USERRA, policies, employee handbooks, severance agreements, employment contracts, and many others.
Rebecca represents both plaintiffs and defendants and is known as a strong advocate for her clients. She provides quality legal services with an eye toward reducing, not increasing, litigation costs.
Rebecca focuses her practice on employment law and civil litigation. She provides mailings via Constant Contact to corporate and municipal clients on employment law issues for them to use in their day-to-day operations. She also publishes a column in a local paper on employment law issues for businesses. She has been a speaker at countless seminars and business gatherings on the topic of employment law, including for the Maine Human Rights Commission, the Maine State Bar Association, the National Business Institute, the Central Maine Human Resources Association, the Maine Women’s Network, Maine’s HR Convention, the Labor and Employment Relations Association, the Androscoggin County Chamber of Commerce, the Jay Livermore Livermore Falls Chamber of Commerce, and the Maine Trial Lawyers Association. She has chaired the Maine State Bar Association's annual seminar on labor and employment law a number of years and has been a frequent speaker for the seminar. She has twice been co-chair of the Labor and Employment section of the Maine Bar Association. She has also been a presenter at seminars on trial practice. Finally, she has taught a class at Central Maine Community College on human resource legal issues, and has taken on doing media for the Maine Women's Network in Androscoggin County. She is president-elect of the Central Maine Human Resource Association, becoming president in 2016.