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Rachel A.H. Horton

Associate
T 215-751-2316

    Rachel represents corporations, individuals, and governmental entities at both the trial and appellate levels. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and defending against premises liability and employment-related claims. She also maintains an active civil rights practice in which she advocates on behalf of pro bono clients.

     

    Rachel clerked for the Honorable Legrome D. Davis, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the Honorable Richard C. Wesley, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. During her clerkships, Rachel handled an array of matters, including consumer class actions, suits alleging copyright and trademark infringement, and criminal cases.

     

    Rachel graduated first in her law school class. During law school, she interned with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, where she assisted in the government's litigation of Federal Tort Claims Act and False Claims Act cases. She also served as an intern for the Honorable Louis H. Pollak, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. 

     

    Prior to practicing law, Rachel worked as a molecular biologist in a breast cancer research lab at the University of Pennsylvania while simultaneously earning a Master of Bioethics degree.


    ATTORNEY NEWS

    10/12/2015

    Education

    • Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2013
    • University of Pennsylvania, M.B.E., 2011
    • Bryn Mawr College, A.B., Biology, magna cum laude, 2007

    Bar Admissions

    • Pennsylvania

    Clerkships

    • Honorable Legrome D. Davis, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2013-2014
    • Honorable Richard C. Wesley, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2014-2015

    Other Distinctions

    • Drexel Law Review, Lead Editor, 2012-2013