Rachel joined LCCRSF as Senior Staff Attorney in the Immigration Justice team in October 2023 where she manages the Immigrant Justice impact litigation program. Before joining LCCRSF she served as Senior Litigation Counsel at the Tahirih Justice Center, where she led impact litigation, coordinated administrative and judicial appeals in individual cases, and supported policy advocacy efforts on behalf of immigrant survivors of gender-based violence. She previously held a staff attorney role at Tahirih, representing survivors in removal proceedings as well as affirmative humanitarian claims including asylum, U visas, T visas, and VAWA self-petitions.
Rachel has also worked at an international human rights litigation boutique and a major law firm in Washington, DC, where she honed her litigation skills. Throughout her career, Rachel has engaged in pro bono immigration and civil rights cases.