• 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 is an associate in Crowell & Moring’s Washington, D.C. office. She is a member of the firm’s Insurance/Reinsurance and Mass Tort, Product, and Consumer Litigation groups. In her work for the Insurance/Reinsurance group, Rachael primarily handles matters involving liability insurance coverage litigation. She regularly tracks proposed legislation and writes amicus briefs and articles on issues of importance to the insurance industry, including the impact of blockchain and artificial intelligence on the industry. In her Mass Tort, Product, and Consumer Litigation practice, Rachael is involved in mass tort medical device product liability litigation, CPSC regulatory reporting matters, and supply chain contract disputes.

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; Henry R. Berger Award for Excellence in the Area of Tort Law; and Jennie Hassler Walburn Award for Excellence in the Area of Civil Procedure. She also worked as a judicial intern for the Honorable Michael O’Keefe in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia’s family court, and regularly volunteered at the Family Court’s Self-Help Center.


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