• James Madison University, B.A. (2015)
  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D. (2018) with highest honors


  • District of Columbia

Rachael Padgett


Rachael Padgett’s practice focuses on the intersection of products liability litigation and counseling, and she has a passion for advising clients on how to navigate product risk and achieve creative solutions. 

As an associate in the Mass Tort, Product, and Consumer Litigation Group, Rachael handles matters involving consumer product litigation, medical device litigation, supply chain contract disputes, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration regulatory counseling, and Consumer Product Safety Commission reporting and investigations. She represents clients facing complex, high-stakes problems using a thoughtful, human approach to minimize client exposure and resolve disputes effectively. 

Rachael maintains a pro bono practice with a focus on immigration cases and representing children as guardian ad litem. 

During law school, Rachael served as articles editor for The George Washington Law Review and received numerous awards, including the Jacob Burns Award for the First Place Team in the Van Vleck Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition, the Henry R. Berger Award for Excellence in the Area of Tort Law, and the Jennie Hassler Walburn Award for Excellence in the Area of Civil Procedure. She also worked as a judicial intern for the Hon. Michael O’Keefe in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia’s Family Court and regularly volunteered at the Family Court Self-Help Center.


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