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Rachel E. Goldstein
Lawyer
Washington DC
1919 M Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
+ 1 202 664 1965
Washington DC
1919 M Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
+ 1 202 664 1965

Rachel Goldstein focuses on white-collar criminal defense, regulatory investigations and parallel commercial litigation. She represents clients facing allegations of ethical misconduct, anti-corruption/bribery, Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) violations, and breach of fiduciary duty. Her practice also encompasses bankruptcy debtor-creditor disputes.

Prior to joining Kobre & Kim, Ms. Goldstein practiced at Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered, and at Kirkland & Ellis LLP. She clerked for the Honorable Thomas I. Vanaskie of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Education

  • Harvard Law School, JD
  • Wellesley College, BA

Clerkships

  • Honorable Thomas I. Vanaskie, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Select Engagements

  • Representation of two British citizens in a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) enforcement action alleging securities fraud in connection with investor relations and stock promotion activities.
  • Representation of an international engineering company in a civil Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) suit brought by a Mexican government-owned entity in relation to allegations of wire fraud and bribery in Mexico.
  • Representation in responding to congressional investigations involving government ethics rules.
  • Representation of the board of directors of a U.S.-based multinational corporation in a shareholder derivative suit arising out of a data breach resulting from hacking.
  • Representation of a multinational bank holding company concerning issues of veil piercing, fraudulent conveyance, and breach of fiduciary duty and contracts that related to the bankruptcy of the company’s mortgage subsidiary.
  • Representation of debtor media company in confirmation hearing involving a contested valuation of the debtor in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.
 

Publications & Presentations

  • Co-author, "Understanding Privilege In UK Internal Investigations" (Law360 Expert Analysis, May 2017)
  • Co-author, "Recent U.K. Decision Jeopardizes U.S. Privilege Assertions For Witness Interviews" (New York Law Journal, January 2017)

Credentials

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Education

  • Harvard Law School, JD
  • Wellesley College, BA

Clerkships

  • Honorable Thomas I. Vanaskie, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Engagements

  • Representation of two British citizens in a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) enforcement action alleging securities fraud in connection with investor relations and stock promotion activities.
  • Representation of an international engineering company in a civil Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) suit brought by a Mexican government-owned entity in relation to allegations of wire fraud and bribery in Mexico.
  • Representation in responding to congressional investigations involving government ethics rules.
  • Representation of the board of directors of a U.S.-based multinational corporation in a shareholder derivative suit arising out of a data breach resulting from hacking.
  • Representation of a multinational bank holding company concerning issues of veil piercing, fraudulent conveyance, and breach of fiduciary duty and contracts that related to the bankruptcy of the company’s mortgage subsidiary.
  • Representation of debtor media company in confirmation hearing involving a contested valuation of the debtor in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Publications & Presentations

  • Co-author, "Understanding Privilege In UK Internal Investigations" (Law360 Expert Analysis, May 2017)
  • Co-author, "Recent U.K. Decision Jeopardizes U.S. Privilege Assertions For Witness Interviews" (New York Law Journal, January 2017)