Rachel Oostendorp’s practice focuses on appeals and trial support in state and federal courts. She assists with all aspects of appeals, including early case assessments and evaluations, dispositive motions and appellate briefing, and assisting lawyers inside and outside the firm in preparation for oral argument, including moot court sessions. Rachel’s areas of concentration include complex commercial and constitutional litigation, with a focus on the First Amendment, at both the trial and appellate level.
Prior to joining Carlton Fields, Rachel clerked for the Honorable Adalberto Jordan, United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the Honorable Beth Bloom, United States. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
- University of Miami School of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, 2013)
- Order of the Coif
- University of Miami Law Review
- University of Michigan School of Public Health (M.P.H., 2010)
- University of Michigan (B.A., 2007)
- Fellow, International Community of Women Living with HIV, Georgetown Women’s Law and Public Policy Fellowship, Washington (2014-2015)
- Judicial Fellow to the Honorable Adalberto Jordan, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, Miami (2014)
- ICCPR Coordinator, U.S. Human Rights Network, Atlanta (2013)
- Ella Baker Fellow, Center for Constitutional Rights, New York (2012)
- Intern, University of Miami School of Law Human Rights Clinic, Miami (2011-2012)
- Research Assistant for Professor Caroline Mala Corbin, University of Miami School of Law, Miami (2011-2012)
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