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Rachel G. Packer represents lenders and financial institutions in a variety of litigated matters.  She 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 Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western 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. 

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 Inn of Court and the Bankruptcy Inn of Court, a member of the American Bar Association, and an Executive Committee Member of the NJSBA YLD.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 100%
    7 years

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Day Pitney LLP

7 Times Square
Times Square Tower
New York, NY, 10036


DCActive 201007/10/2016
NYCurrently registered 201003/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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
AttorneyDay Pitney, LLP2016 - Present
AssociateBlank Rome LLP2013 - 2016
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
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