Rebecca Spence was born in Michigan, grew up in Texas, went to college in Louisiana, and moved to Colorado in 2015. Over the course of her professional career, Ms. Spence has been a journalist, worked in PR, and worked for the Colorado Bar Association – an experience that influenced her decision to attend law school.
Ms. Spence earned her J.D. from the University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law where she was a board member of both the Water Law Review and the Natural Resources and Environmental Law Society. Ms. Spence participated in the first Transatlantic University Collaboration in Climate Change and Energy Law funded by the European Union. During law school, Rebecca interned with the Colorado Water Trust, National Young Farmers Coalition, Federal Highway Administration, Gablehouse Granberg, and PanTheryx, Inc. Additionally, she served as a Co-Director of Environmental Law and Policy for the 501(c)3 non-profit organization, Blockchain for Sustainable Development.
Prior to joining the Rodman Law Group, Ms. Spence was Associate Corporate Counsel at PanTheryx, Inc., a biotechnology company, where she drafted and reviewed corporate contracts including nondisclosure agreements, service agreements, consulting agreements, trademark licenses, and employment agreements.
Through her work at Pantheryx, she developed extensive experience with FDA labeling and regulatory requirements and navigated various international regulatory landscapes pertaining to foods, medical foods, foods for special dietary use, and drugs. Rebecca also created and implemented the company’s internal data privacy and California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) compliance program. Ms. Spence has facilitated the formation of multiple 501(c)3 non-profit organizations, as well as assisted in employment law matters involving various state labor departments.
In her free time, Rebecca enjoys teaching and practicing yoga, going to live music, spending time on the river, camping, and snowboarding.