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I am a D.C. native who grew up on Capitol Hill. I attended Columbia University and graduated with a degree of Political Science. I lettered in Crew and Football.


After college, I entered the field of Education Policy. Two classes shy of my Master's in Education from George Washington University, I decided that law was the way real change is enacted.


I attended Georgetown University School of Law. I now represent corporate and individual clients, as both plaintiffs and defendants, in federal and state court. My practice is primarily in the area of general litigation, with an emphasis on foreclosure defense, including bankruptcy and insurance disputes. I have successfully negotiated dozens of modifications and settlements of homes facing foreclosure. I have also brought such cases to trial in both Virginia and Maryland federal and state courts.


I have also developed a thriving practice in family law including divorce and child custody and support.


Practice areas


  1. Child Support: 30%
    5 years
  2. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 30%
    6 years
  3. Foreclosure: 20%
    8 years
  4. Divorce & Separation: 15%
    5 years
  5. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 5%
    6 years



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  • Anna Bristle

    Rachel understands divorce issues and is an excellent negotiator. She is passionate about her work and it shows in her dedication to her clients.


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Contact info

Burger Law Firm

1483 Chain Bridge Rd
Suite 103
Mclean, VA, 22101


VAAuthorized to practice law200703/11/2014
DCActive 200005/24/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior AssociateThe Burger Law Firm2013 - Present
PartnerR&B Law Group PLLC2011 - 2013
Of CounselPesante & Mackin, LLP2008 - 2009
Contract AttorneyDickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky (Washington, Dc)2006 - 2006
Claim Center General CounselorTraveler's Insurance Company2006 - 2008
AssociateHunton & Williams2004 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Virginia Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Bar Association of the District of ColumbiaMember2000 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
Columbia University School of LawPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Jewish Theological Seminary of AmericaJewish StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1991