Rachel Geman - Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP



Rachel Geman
Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP
250 Hudson Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10013

(212) 355-9500

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Rachel Geman
Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP

Attorney Profile

(212) 355-9500


Bar Information
Admitted to practice in New York, 1998; Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, 1999; Eastern District of Michigan, 2005; District of Colorado, 2007.

Education
Columbia University School of Law (J.D. 1997); Stone Scholar; Equal Justice America Fellow; Human Rights Fellow; Editor, Columbia Journal of Law and Social Problems; Harvard University (A.B. cum laude 1993).

Prior Employment
Adjunct Professor, New York Law School; Special Advisor, United States Mission to the United Nations, 2000; Law Clerk to Judge Constance Baker Motley, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1997-98.

Honors & Awards
Distinguished Honor Award, United States Department of State (October 2001).

Publications & Presentations (selected)
"Rights Without Remedies," 2008 American Constitutional Society National Convention, Revitalizing Our Democracy: Progress and Possibilities, Panelist; "Ethical Issues in Representing Workers in Wage & Hour Actions," Co-Author and Co-Panelist, Representing Workers in Individual & Collective Actions under the FLSA (October 19-20, 2007); "The New York Employee Advocate," Co-Editor, 2005-present (Volumes 12 and forward); "Evidence and Jury Instructions in FLSA Actions," Georgetown Law Center/ALI-ABA (2007) (Author and Panelist); "Crucial Events in the 'Life' of a FLSA Collective Action: Filing Considerations and Two-Step 'Similarly-Situated' Analysis," National Employment Lawyers Association, Annual Convention (2006) (Author & Panelist); "Time is Money, Except When It's Not: Compensable Time and the FLSA,"  National Employment Lawyers Association, Impact Litigation Conference (2005) (Author & Panelist); "Electronic Discovery," Federal Judicial Center & Institute of Judicial Administration, Workshop on Employment Law for Federal Judges (2005) (Panelist); "Image-Based Discrimination and the BFOQ Defense," EEO Today: The Newsletter of the EEO Committee of the ABA's Section of Labor and Employment Law (Vol. 9, Issue 1, Fall 2004), (Author); "Fair Labor Standards Act Overtime Exemptions: Proposed Regulatory Changes," New York State Bar Association Labor and Employment Newsletter (Spring 2004) (Author); “Current Topics in Fair Labor Standards Act Litigation,” Conference, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 2003 (Chair & Panelist); “Workforce Without Borders,” ABA Section of Labor & Employment Law EEOC 2003 Midwinter Meeting (Moderator).

Member
Board Member, National Employment Lawyers' Association/ New York; New York City Bar Association; American Bar Association; Section of Labor and Employment Law; EEO Committee, (Vice Chair).

About Lieff Cabraser

Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP is a fifty-plus attorney law firm that has represented plaintiffs nationwide since 1972. We have offices in San Francisco, New York and Nashville. We represent plaintiffs in class and group actions and in individual lawsuits in cases involving substantial losses. For the last six years, the National Law Journal has selected Lieff Cabraser as one of the top plaintiffs' law firms in the nation.