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Rachel Stroup
  • Employment Law, Education Law, Criminal Law
  • Massachusetts
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Summary

Rachel Stroup focuses her litigation practice on employment law and criminal defense. Rachel is a compassionate and tenacious advocate who is dedicated to fighting for her clients.

Rachel listens carefully to each client’s needs, and works with the client to devise a case strategy aimed at meeting those needs. She recognizes that many of her clients want to focus on a strategy that compensates them for the injuries they have suffered without a protracted trial. Rachel’s strong advocacy, thoughtful decision making, and hard work have led to substantial settlements for her clients in cases she litigates. Rachel has successfully represented clients in civil matters including corporate litigation, divorce, personal injury, and campus misconduct.

Rachel represents clients all over the Commonwealth in a wide range of criminal matters, both felony and misdemeanor, in state and federal courts. Rachel is tenacious, thorough, and strategic in her approach to each case, enabling her to obtain excellent results for her clients. Rachel’s background and experience in criminal defense proves useful in defending students who face charges of academic misconduct, sexual assault, and sexual harassment.

In 2015 and 2016, Rachel Stroup was selected to the Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers.

Practice Areas
  • Employment Law

    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination

  • Education Law

  • Criminal Law

    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Massachusetts
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1st Circuit
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U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP
Current
Education
Northeastern University School of Law
J.D. (2006)
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Wesleyan University
B.A. (1999)
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Awards
Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association
Current
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National Employment Lawyers Association
Current
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MASSACHUSETTS ASSOCIATION OF CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYERS
Current
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Contact & Map
Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP
65A Atlantic Ave
Boston, MA 02110
Telephone: (617) 742-6020
Fax: (617) 742-3269