Rachel Endick joined Ropes & Gray's litigation department in 2016. Her practice focuses on criminal white collar defense, government and internal investigations, and complex civil litigation. She has represented numerous clients in matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, anti-money laundering laws, the False Claims Act, and the Anti-Kickback Statute. Rachel also maintains a robust pro bono practice, which includes criminal defense matters, social security disability appeals, and anti-trafficking policy work.
During law school, Rachel worked at the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, the Capital Habeas Unit of the Federal Community Defender Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia. She also served as a Student Fellow with the Harvard Law School Criminal Justice Program of Study, Research & Advocacy, where she focused on criminal justice debt reform.
Prior to law school, Rachel was a legal and product structuring analyst at Blackstone.
- Representing a senior executive of a professional services company in the energy sector in a DOJ and SEC investigation into the company's activities in the Middle East and Africa for potential FCPA violations.
- Supporting work of Independent Compliance Monitor appointed by DOJ and SEC in connection with FCPA settlement.
- Represented major pharmaceutical manufacturer in a Ninth Circuit False Claims Act case, which raised novel First Amendment issues pertaining to claims of off-label promotion.
- Developed compliance training program covering international anti-corruption and anti-money laundering laws, economic sanctions, and conflicts of interest for multi-national alternative-asset manager.
- Representing the Innocence Project in screening prospective cases.
- Represented criminal defendant in litigating post-conviction innocence claims after over 30 years of wrongful incarceration.
- JD, Harvard Law School, 2016; Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, general board member; NYU Immigration Law Moot Court Competition, First Place Team (2014); Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court 2014 Pro Bono Honor Roll; Harvard Defenders, Student Attorney and board member; Harvard Law School Disability Benefits Clinic, Student Attorney
- AB (Government), cum laude with High Honors in Government, Harvard College, 2011