The firm offers entities and individuals personalized, cost-efficient representation.  Rachel has big-firm experience, and her practice has prevailed against some of the largest firms in the country.  Rachel is both compassionate and tough, offering her clients her full devotion.


litigation-and-appellate-servicesPRIMARY PRACTICE AREAS

  • Appeals
  • Arbitration
  • Business Torts
  • Civil Rights Claims
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Disputes
  • Consumer Litigation
  • Contract Claims
  • Discrimination Claims
  • Fraud Claims
  • Gas and Oil Litigation
  • Healthcare Litigation
  • International Disputes
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Labor and Employment
  • Mediation
  • Partnership Disputes
  • Real Estate Litigation



Burkett v. Chesapeake Energy Corporation, AAA Case No. 14 115 00436 (2013); 3:13-cv-2289 (M.D. Pa. 2013).

Jointly achieved with other plaintiffs’ firms favorable multimillion dollar class-wide settlement on behalf of Pennsylvania landowners alleging improper royalty deductions on oil and gas leases. Served as lead brief writer on class action team in arbitration and in federal litigation with adversary represented by Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

Kogut v. The County of Nassau, No. 13-3130 (2d Cir. 2014)

Lead brief writer on Second Circuit appeal seeking new trial for client denied civil rights claims arising from malicious prosecution and due process violations following 18-year wrongful incarceration for murder and rape after acquittal based on DNA exoneration.

Simmons v. Omohundro, No. 05-cv-4482 (S.D.N.Y. 2011)

Served as second-chair counsel to Krauss PLLC in 12-day federal jury trial on behalf of plaintiff who prevailed with multimillion dollar 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.

Katt v. City of New York, No. 95-cv- 8283 (S.D.N.Y. 2001)

Served on Kirkland & Ellis LLP’s trial team representing female former civilian employee of city police department in sexual harassment lawsuit which achieved a $1.4 million jury verdict.