In addition to birth work, Rachael works as a lawyer holding corporate wrongdoers accountable for their role in contributing to the American opioid crisis. On a pro bono basis, Rachael represents an individual sentenced to life in prison as a juvenile in his resentencing petition, and clients at their parole hearings nationwide. In 2019, she qualified for the D.C. Courts' Capital Pro Bono High Honor Roll for providing 100 hours or more of pro bono work..
During law school, Rachael worked as a Law Clerk at New York Environmental Law & Justice Project, and contributed to the Environmental Law Society. She has worked as a public defender in Montgomery, Alabama, and interned with The Bronx Defenders and Innocence Project New Orleans.
Rachael received her J.D. with a concentration in Environmental Law from Tulane University Law School, and her B.A. in Environmental Ethics and Politics from NYU.