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Rachel Susan Katz

Probate Attorney at Smithtown, NY

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  • State Years
    New York - NY 24 years
    Dist. of Columbia - DC 23 years
  • Licensed for 24 years
    State NY
    Acquired 2000
    Currently Registered No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 23 years
    State DC
    Acquired 2001
    Resigned No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Rachel

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Before joining Fratello Law, P.C. in 2016, Rachel Katz spent most of her career as a corporate finance attorney, specializing in bank lending and corporate financing transactions. Rachel practiced law at several major law firms, including, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP and Shearman & Sterling LLP. Rachel has now refocused her law career and talents to the areas of trusts & estates and elder law.

Rachel received her Juris Doctor degree from American University, Washington College of Law in 1999 and earned her Bachelors of Art degree in Political Science from Union College in Schenectady, New York in 1996. She is admitted to practice law in the State of New York and the District of Columbia. Rachel is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the Suffolk County Bar Association and the Suffolk County Women's Bar Association.



Fratello Law, PC
22 Lawrence Ave Ste 108
Smithtown, NY, 11787-3619
Fratello Law, P.C.
66 Split Rock Road
Syosset, NY, 11791
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AVVO RATING 7.4 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Fratello Law, P.C.
  • 2016 - Present
  • Associate
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, LLP
  • 2009 - 2011
  • Associate
  • Shearman & Sterling
  • 2006 - 2009
  • Associate
  • Schulte Roth & Zabel, LLP
  • 2003 - 2006
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  • American University, Washington College of Law
  • Juris Doctorate
  • 1999
  • Union College (Schenectady, NY)
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1996


  • Suffolk County Women's Bar Association
  • 2018 - Present
  • Suffolk County Bar Association
  • 2017 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association
  • 2002 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Speaking Engagements

  • Navigating the Medicaid Maze
  • Estate Planning
  • 2019

Attorney endorsements

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Given (1)
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Estate planning Attorney | Jul 22
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Probate Attorney | Jul 21
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Estate planning Attorney | Oct 31
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"I have had the pleasure of working with Rachel for several years. She is a diligent and detailed estate planning attorney. At the same time, she is also sensitive to the specific needs of her clients. I highly recommend this lawyer."

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Smithtown Probate Lawyer Rachel Susan Katz
Rachel Susan Katz
Probate Attorney
Smithtown, NY
Licensed for 24 years
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