Integrity Oversight & Investigations
White Collar Criminal Defense
- Rutgers University School of Law, J.D., cum laude
- Rutgers University, B.A.
- New York
- New Jersey
- U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Rachel J. Rodriguez
Rachel J. Rodriguez is a Counsel and member of the firm's litigation practice group in New York.Rachel’s practice focuses on complex commercial disputes, including business torts, contract disputes, M&A litigation, shareholder derivative claims, misappropriation of trade secrets, and unfair competition claims. She has represented clients ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, in state and federal court litigation, mediation, and international arbitration.
Rachel also represents corporations and individuals in state, federal, and international government investigations. She has defended clients in investigations by state attorney general offices, the SEC, the PCAOB, FINRA, and the World Bank.
Rachel holds a J.D. from Rutgers School of Law, where she served as a managing editor of the Rutgers Law Review. After graduating, she clerked for the Honorable Barry T. Albin in the Supreme Court of New Jersey, the state court of last resort.
Prior to joining Phillips Nizer, Rachel spent 8 years as an associate at Latham & Watkins LLP. She is an avid rock climber and two-time competitor on the television show American Ninja Warrior.