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  • Education
    • J.D., cum laude, Fordham University School of Law, 2015, Fordham Law Review, Articles & Notes Editor
    • MSc, with Merit, London School of Economics, 2012
    • B.A., Vassar College, 2010, Departmental Honors
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2016
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2016
Rachel is an Associate in Polsinelli’s Commercial Litigation group. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation at both the trial and appellate levels. 

Prior to joining Polsinelli, Rachel clerked for all of the current district judges of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, and particularly with the Honorable Eli J. Richardson, providing her with extraordinary insight into federal litigation in Nashville. 

Rachel also was a Litigation Associate in the New York office of an international law firm and a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Alan C. Kay of the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii.  

Rachel is not yet licensed to practice law in Tennessee and is practicing in Tennessee pursuant to Tenn. Sup. Ct. R. 7, Sec. 10.07. 
Commercial litigation experience includes the representation of:
  • The administrative agent for the senior secured lender group in the highly litigious Chapter 11 cases of Sabine Oil & Gas and its affiliated debtors
  • A Chinese bank in disputes arising out of a commercial financing agreement 

Other relevant litigation experience includes the representation of:
  • An individual defendant in a federal criminal jury trial of three individuals charged with 23-counts including bank and wire fraud
  • Leading international medical institutes and organizations in amicus briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Moore v. Texas I, contributing to a victory for Bobby Moore, a man with intellectual disabilities, who had been held on death row in Texas for over 35 years
  • Ten restaurant workers in a pro bono F.L.S.A. case through discovery, including depositions