Rachel Wainer Apter is a member of the firm’s Litigation Group and Supreme Court and Appellate practice. Rachel has been a lead drafter on dozens of briefs in federal and state appellate tribunals and in the U.S. Supreme Court.

Her work spans a wide range of subject areas, including employment, intellectual property, bankruptcy, antitrust and commercial litigation. Rachel also maintains an active pro bono practice in the Courts of Appeals.

Prior to joining Orrick, Rachel served as a law clerk to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Chief Judge Robert Katzmann of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and Judge Jed Rakoff of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Rachel sits on the selection committee of the Immigrant Justice Corps, the country's first fellowship program dedicated to meeting the need for high-quality legal assistance for immigrants seeking citizenship and fighting deportation.