Providing experience-based Title IX investigations, adjudications, training, and compliance consulting in the area of campus sexual assault and K-12 sexual misconduct.
With a distinguished background in law, criminal justice, and higher education, Rebecca Leitman Veidlinger is a lawyer and consultant who specializes in issues of campus sexual assault.
Institutions of higher education and K-12 districts across the country rely on Rebecca to provide high-quality external investigations into allegations of sexual misconduct and to serve as a neutral adjudicator in campus sexual assault hearings. As a trained forensic interviewer, Rebecca utilizes age-appropriate and trauma-informed techniques to engage with participants in the investigative process. Rebecca treats participants in investigations and adjudications with respect, and she understands the due process and fairness concerns involved.
In addition to her law practice, Rebecca currently teaches on Title IX law at the University of Michigan Law School.
Rebecca was formerly the sex crimes prosecutor in Monroe County, Indiana (home of Indiana University). In that role, Rebecca prosecuted hundreds of cases of domestic and sexual violence involving children and adults. Following her service as a prosecutor, Rebecca worked as a Title IX Investigator at the University of Michigan. In that role, Rebecca investigated allegations of sexual assault and sexual harassment and provided Title IX/sexual misconduct training to hundreds of students, staff and faculty.
Rebecca also served for seven months as the interim Deputy Title IX Coordinator at Michigan State University, assisting MSU in its creation of a free-standing civil rights investigation unit.
Nationwide, Rebecca provides training to audiences of Title IX staff, higher education administrators, K-12 administrators, coaches, prosecutors, and law enforcement officers. Rebecca regularly writes and speaks on issues of school sexual misconduct prevention and investigation. Her writing has been published in law journals, prosecutor association publications, K-12 educational newsletters, and fraternity and sorority trade magazines.
Rebecca has worked as an attorney in both the public and private sector, and is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center (J.D.), the George Washington University (M.A., Public Policy and Women’s Studies), and McGill University (B.A.).