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Rachel G. Packer

Rachel G. Packer

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About Me

Rachel G. Packer currently represents lenders and financial institutions in a variety of consumer finance litigation matters.  As a member of the consumer financial services team, she regularly handles disputes arising under TILA, RESPA, FCRA, FDCPA, and a variety of other state and federal statutes.  Ms. Packer is admitted to practice law in New Jersey, New York, and the District of Columbia, as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces and the U.S. District Courts for the District of New Jersey, and the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.   


Ms. Packer has served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Rosemary Gambardella, U.S.B.J., in the United States Bankruptcy Court, District of New Jersey, and law clerk to the Honorable David B. Katz, J.S.C., in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Essex County, Family Part. During her clerkship, Ms. Packer was trained as a mediator and has experience mediating disputes between parties involved in Family Division cases. 


A recipient of the Dean's Merit Scholarship, Ms. Packer received her law degree from Rutgers School of Law – Newark, where she was Senior Staff Editor of the Rutgers Law Record, and a member of the Women’s Law Forum and the Domestic Violence Advocacy Project.  During her tenure at Rutgers, she served as a research assistant to Andrew Rothman, Associate Dean of Student Affairs, and Louis Raveson, Professor of Evidence. Culminating these achievements, Ms. Packer was honored with the Eric R. Neisser Pro Bono Service Award for her work with the Domestic Violence Advocacy Project.  


Ms. Packer is a Barrister of both the Brennan-Vanderbilt American Inn of Court and the Bankruptcy American Inn of Court, and a member of the American Bar Association and the New Jersey State Bar Association.  She is also an Assistant Editor of The Affiliate, Co-Chair of the ABA Section of Litigation, Ethics and Professionalism Committee, Diversity Subcommittee, and an Executive Committee Member of the NJSBA YLD.


Practice Areas


  1. Litigation: 100%
    6 years

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Contact Info

Blank Rome LLP

The Chrysler Building
405 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY, 10174-0208


DCActive 201005/25/2015
NYCurrently registered 201003/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rutgers Research FellowRutgers School of Law - Newark2011
Pro Bono Service AwardEric R. Neisser Public Interest Program2008
Senior Staff EditorRutgers Law Record Law Journal2007
Dean's Merit ScholarshipRutgers School of Law - Newark2005
Iota Iota Iota Honor SocietyThe College of New Jersey2003
Dean's ListThe College of New Jersey2002
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateBlank Rome LLP2013 - Present
AssociateZucker Goldberg & Ackerman, LLC2012 - 2013
Contract AttorneyThe Levine Law Firm, LLC2011 - 2012
Associate AttorneyLynch Lynch Held Rosenberg & Perkins, P.C.2010 - 2011
Judicial Intern to the Hon. Rosemary Gambardella, U.S.B.J.U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of New Jersey2009 - 2010
Law Clerk to the Hon. David B. Katz, J.S.C.Superior Court Of New Jersey, Chancery Division, Family Part2008 - 2009
Summer AssociateLaw Office of Anthony J. Pope, P.C.2007 - 2007
Summer AssociateRothenberg & Pashaian2006 - 2006
Association NamePosition NameDuration
ABA YLD - The AffiliateAssistant Editor2012 - Present
Bankruptcy American Inn of CourtBarrister2010 - Present
Brennan-Vanderbilt American Inn of CourtBarrister2009 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Ethics and Professionalism CommitteeDiversity Subcommittee Co-Chair2009 - Present
Rutgers Moot Court CompetitionWitness2006 - 2006
Domestic Violence Advocacy ProjectStudent Facilitator2005 - 2008
Rutgers Women's Law ForumMember2005 - 2008
VoxVice President and Founding Member2002 - 2004
Theta Phi Alpha FraternityMember2001 - 2004
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Rutgers, State University of New Jersey School of Law - NewarkLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
The College of New JerseyWomen's & Gender Studies/SociologyBA - Bachelor of Arts2004
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
ABA Section of Litigation Annual ConferenceThe Ethics of Cloud Computing2013