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Rachel J. Schwartz

Rachel J. Schwartz

Associate

Overview

Rachel J. Schwartz represents property and casualty insurance industry clients in litigation, and counsels them on varied coverage matters, including coverage disputes arising under Commercial General Liability and Directors & Officer policies.

Rachel drafts pleadings, discovery requests and responses, and motions regarding declaratory judgment actions. She reviews insurance policies and conducts legal research on various insurance coverage topics, including late notice, policy exclusions, duty to defend, allocation, and NY Ins. L. 3420(d). She prepares tenders, carrier position letters, and coverage analyses. Her experience also includes pretrial conference participation.

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Credentials

Education
  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (J.D.,  magna cum laude, 2016)
  • University of Maryland (B.S., 2013)
Bar Admissions
  • New York
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Background

  • Associate, Rivkin Radler LLP, Uniondale, NY (2016-2018)
  • Legal Intern, Law Office of Ted Sofer, ESQ. P.C. New York, (2012-2015)
  • Legal Intern, Monteiro and Fishman LLP, Hempstead, NY (2011-2012)
  • Legal Intern, Social Justice Division, Office of the New York State Attorney General, New York (2014-2015)
  • Legal Intern to The Honorable Ellen Gesmer , Supreme Court of the State of NY, New York (2014)
  • Teaching Intern, Hollywood Elementary School, College Park, MD (2012-2013)

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