Rachel frequently drafts pleadings, motions, briefs, memoranda and appeals for other attorneys on an ‘as-needed’ basis, providing pinch hitting when issues are complex, creative insight is called for, and/or tight deadlines are approaching. Rachel also supplements trial teams in need of an experienced courtroom lawyer. Her of counsel presence on matters ranges from briefing isolated issues to managing all stages of litigation from inception through resolution. Her firm has teamed with more than seventy law firms, handling a wide variety of legal issues.
*Served as second-chair counsel in 12-day federal jury trial on behalf of plaintiff who prevailed with multimillion judgment against former partners of asset management firm due to breach of oral joint venture. Prevailed against adversaries represented by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.
*Served as second-chair counsel on behalf of investment advisory firm in arbitration involving breach of employee’s non-compete agreement.
*Served as of-counsel on behalf of physician involved in partnership dispute; helped obtain summary judgment dismissal of suit.
Romeo Salta, Attorney at Law
*Served as appellate counsel in drafting and arguing successful appeal in the First Department regarding a real estate dispute.
Leonard Zack & Associates
*Served as of counsel on behalf of individuals bringing a race-based discrimination claim in federal court.
Celentano, Stadtmauer & Walentowicz, LLP
*Served as of counsel in representing hospital in New Jersey state court action arising from contractual dispute with assisted living facility.
*Served as of counsel in representing hospital in New Jersey state court action arising subsequent to arbitration hearing in personal injury insurance coverage dispute.