Rachel H. Jennings


  • JD, High Honors, University of North Carolina School of Law, 2017; Order of the Coif, James E. & Carolyn B. Davis Society; Articles Editor, North Carolina Law Review
  • MA (Teaching), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2008
  • BA (Political Science), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2007; North Carolina Teaching Fellow


  • District of Columbia, 2017

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • American Bar Association

Rachel H. Jennings


Rachel Jennings joined Ropes & Gray in 2018 as an associate in the litigation and enforcement practice group.

Before joining the firm, Rachel clerked for the Honorable Henry F. Floyd for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. She also assisted the special counsel to the Senate Democrats for the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Neil M. Gorsuch and Brett M. Kavanaugh, and was a 2017 Law Fellow for the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics.

During law school, she was an articles editor for the North Carolina Law Review. She also externed for the Honorable Ann Marie Calabria for the North Carolina Court of Appeals. Additionally, she served as president of the Veterans Advocacy Legal Organization, an Honors Writing Scholar, program development coordinator and an instructor for the Legal Education Advancement Program, and a UNC Women in Law board member.

Before law school, Rachel taught middle, secondary, and adult education in North Carolina, Germany, and Japan, including social studies, English/language arts, and mathematics courses. She has also worked and volunteered extensively with organizations dedicated to supporting military families.

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