Rachel_N__Parada

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Rachel N. Parada

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400 Connell Drive
Suite 1100
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
P (973) 265-9901
F (973) 265-9925

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Bio

Rachel Parada’s multifaceted practice focuses on complex civil and commercial litigation. She enjoys a wide range of experience which she brings to every matter. This experience base includes litigating issues involving employment discrimination, Whistleblower Act claims, defamation and other employment-based causes of action. Rachel also enjoys broad experience handling professional liability, transportation and complex construction litigation.

Prior to joining the firm, Rachel served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Frank Covello, J.S.C. at the Superior Court of New Jersey, Civil Division, Passaic County. Throughout her clerkship, she settled over 100 mediation cases as a court-appointed mediator, at an approximately 95% success rate, gaining extensive practical knowledge with respect to civil procedure, litigation, and trial practice.

During law school, Rachel worked as a trial law clerk while also serving on the Florida Coastal Law Review Executive Board as a research, writing and technical editor. Rachel also served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Brian R. Martinotti, U.S.D.J. at the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and managed several in-house cases in her law school’s renowned Immigration and Human Rights Clinic, where she successfully assisted multiple clients as a student-attorney representative.

Inspired through her clinical work, Rachel was elected president of the Human Rights Law Society and was the recipient of the Student Awareness and Involvement Award. Thereafter, Rachel received the James A. Richter Humanitarian Service Award at her law school graduation ceremony, as well as a Pro Bono Honors Recognition for extraordinary volunteer service. Rachel graduated law school with a law certificate in International and Comparative Law and earned a law certificate in Government and Public Interest.

Education

Florida Coastal School of Law (J.D., 2018)

Montclair State University (B.A., 2014)

Licensed to Practice in:

New Jersey
New York
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

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