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Rachelle Simone Young

Employment and labor Attorney at Arlington, VA

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  • State Years
    Dist. of Columbia - DC 13 years
    Virginia - VA 15 years
  • Licensed for 13 years
    State DC
    Acquired 2010
    Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 15 years
    State VA
    Acquired 2009
    Active No misconduct found

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About Rachelle

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Rachelle S. Young is Partner with Tully Rinckey PLLC and concentrates her practice in federal sector employment and labor law.

Rachelle provides representation to federal employees in a wide range of employment and labor matters, including claims of age, gender, race, national origin and color discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful discharge, and retaliation. She has significant experience representing clients at various stages of the administrative process, as well as during settlement negotiations and mediations.

Rachelle has practiced frequently before federal, state, and District of Columbia Courts, in addition to representing clients before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the D.C. Office of Human Rights, and other state and local administrative bodies. Prior to joining Tully Rinckey PLLC, Rachelle worked at a well-respected firm in the D.C. area, where she represented federal, D.C. government, and private sector employees in administrative proceedings and lawsuits involving claims for overtime compensation, discipline and adverse actions, and claims under federal, state and local civil rights laws.

Rachelle received her juris doctorate from The George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C. While pursuing her law degree, she joined the D.C. Law Students in Court Program and, as a D.C.-certified student-trial attorney, she represented local residents in the Landlord and Tenant and Small Claims Branches of D.C. Superior Court. Rachelle also participated in GWU's domestic violence clinic and interned at the Legal Aid Society and D.C. Office of the Attorney General.

Rachelle holds dual bachelor of science degrees in political science and in business management, from Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, Conn., where she graduated with high honors and received top departmental awards.

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Tully Rinckey PLLC
1300 Wilson Blvd.
Suite 320
Arlington, VA, 22209

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Posted by anonymous | October 24, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
Poor attorney results multiple typos
My lawyer failed me on multiple deadlines. Documents were typically sent to me LATE in the evening for review while I was traveling or during work related assignments. Come to find out my appeal had multiple typos in it, which I asked to be corrected and weren't. During the case a CD was not received by the judge which was reviewed and received poorly upon arguments on my behalf. This attorney did not state when she left the firm and the state of how my case was left. Unfortunately, I had asked for a new attorney from 2010-2014 and the firm never offered me another attorney. Certain things had to be cleared up with the firm in regards to billing of certain things during depositions. One such typo and lack of assurance in the delivery of the case recently resulted in the reason for why it was lost. The attorney didn't ensure the Commission received the report.
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Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Tully Rinckey, PLLC
  • 2014 - Present
  • Associate
  • Tully Rinckey PLLC
  • 2010 - 2014
  • Associate
  • Alan Banov & Associates
  • 2007 - 2010
  • Clerk
  • Alan Banov & Associates
  • 2006 - 2007
  • Litigation Intern
  • Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia
  • 2006 - 2006
  • Student Trial Attorney
  • D.C. Law Students In Court
  • 2005 - 2006
  • Legal Intern
  • Office Of The Attorney General
  • 2005 - 2005
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  • George Washington University National Law Center
  • Juris Doctorate
  • 2007
  • Southern Connecticut State University
  • Bachelor of Science
  • 2003

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Sorrell v. District of Columbia
  • Ruled in favor of plaintiff


  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • Golden Key International Honor Society
  • Member
  • 2002 - Present
  • Delta Mu Delta
  • Member
  • 2002 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Magna Cum Laude
  • Southern Connecticut State University
  • 2004

Speaking Engagements

Attorney endorsements

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Given (2)
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Employment and labor Attorney | Jan 10
Relationship: Co-worker
"A strong attorney with a tremendous amount of knowledge, skill and experience. I endorse this lawyer."
Employment and labor Attorney | Dec 29
Relationship: Co-worker
"Rachelle provides outstanding representation to clients in a wide range of employment and labor matters. She is a leader in her field and well respected in her community."
Employment and labor Attorney | Jul 17
Relationship: Co-worker
"Rachelle is a rising star in the federal sector labor and employment plaintiff’s bar. She knows her stuff and works hard to get her clients what they deserve. She provides clients with the human touch while aggressively asserting their claims against the employers."
Discrimination Attorney | Nov 24
Relationship: Co-worker
"Rachelle Young has significant experience representing federal employee claims concerning age, gender, race, national origin and color discrimination as well as sexual harassment, wrongful discharges and retaliation. If you have a claim, contact the best. Contact Rachelle Young."
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Arlington Employment and labor Lawyer Rachelle Simone Young
Rachelle Simone Young
Employment and labor Attorney
Arlington, VA
Licensed for 15 years