"I became a lawyer because I always dreamed of representing individuals who have been wronged by those in power. It is therefore an honor and a privilege to represent employees and survivors who have been wronged by their employers and harassers."
Rachel E. Green, an associate at Katz Banks Kumin, joined the firm in November 2021.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Green served as a law clerk to the Honorable David F. Hamilton of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Before clerking, Ms. Green worked as an associate at Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein LLP in San Francisco, California, where she represented clients in mass tort cases and complex class actions.
Ms. Green received her J.D. from Stanford Law School in 2019. While in law school, Ms. Green was the founder and president of Stanford Law Against Gendered Violence; served on the campus-wide student government board as the Title IX & Sexual Assault Lead; served as the Provost’s Appointee to the Committee on Campus Climate Survey; and was a leader in Stanford Law Women in Politics and Stanford Law Reproductive Justice. She was a Member of the Stanford Law Review and Executive Editor of the Journal of Civil Rights & Civil Liberties. Ms. Green was devoted to service, volunteering with the Domestic Violence Pro Bono, Immigration Pro Bono, and Record Clearance Pro Bono, and volunteering part-time with Bay Area Legal Aid. She received the Lisa M. Schnitzer Memorial Scholarship and the SOAR for Justice Scholarship for her demonstrated commitment to public service and to those impacted by domestic or sexual violence. While a student, Ms. Green also published academic research, including Graffiti with a Purpose: Social Justice Conversations in University Bathroom Stalls, 6 J. Qualitative Crim. Just. & Criminology 1 (2018).
Prior to attending law school, Ms. Green received the George J. Mitchell Scholarship to study at Queen's University in Belfast, Ireland, where she completed a Master of Arts in Conflict Transformation & Social Justice in 2016. She received a B.A. in Economics and a B.A. in Sociology in 2015 from Indiana University (Bloomington), where she was a Herman B. Wells Scholar.
Ms. Green is admitted to the bar in the District of Columbia and California.