Rachel L. Elwood

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Associate

Columbus
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Overview

Through her practice, Rachel Elwood represents and assists her clients through all phases of litigation. She has considerable experience directing discovery initiatives, as well as drafting motions and briefs, and preparing materials ahead of trial. She applies her hands-on approach to all of her cases, including representing clients in complex civil commercial and class actions involving antitrust, RICO claims, and other intricate matters. Notably, Rachel has handled numerous pro bono cases, representing clients in state administrative health benefits appeals and immigration law matters.

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  • Represented national and international corporations in complex civil commercial and class actions, including actions involving antitrust and RICO claims.
  • Directed and organized groups of attorneys through discovery process, including document review, managing productions and calls with corporate clients.
  • Drafted briefs related to motions for summary judgment motions to dismiss, motions to strike class allegations, motions for leave to seal documents, and Plaintiffs’ Rule 23(d) motion.
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Experience

  • Represented national and international corporations in complex civil commercial and class actions, including actions involving antitrust and RICO claims.
  • Directed and organized groups of attorneys through discovery process, including document review, managing productions and calls with corporate clients.
  • Drafted briefs related to motions for summary judgment motions to dismiss, motions to strike class allegations, motions for leave to seal documents, and Plaintiffs’ Rule 23(d) motion.
  • Prepared appellate binder materials and oral argument before the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Recognitions and Memberships

Pro Bono

  • Represented immigrants seeking asylum in the United States, leading trial preparation and briefing, calls with clients and experts regarding factual development, witness preparation, and general case administration.

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • Ohio

Education

  • J.D., The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, 2018, summa cum laude; Ohio State Law Journal, Executive Editor; Order of the Coif
  • B.A., Northwestern University, 2012