Rachel Scholz-Bright

Associate

Rachel Scholz-Bright
  • JD, magna cum laude, Georgetown University Law Center, 2021; Order of the Coif; Senior Articles Editor, Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law
  • AB (Government and Chemistry), cum laude, Dartmouth College, 2018; High Honors in Government

Qualifications

  • Massachusetts, 2021

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

Rachel Scholz-Bright

Associate

Rachel Scholz-Bright is an associate in Ropes & Gray's litigation and enforcement practice group. During law school, Rachel externed for the Honorable Reggie B. Walton of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and for the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Office of Senator Richard Blumenthal, and interned for GLBTQ Legal Advocates and Defenders in Boston. She served as the president of the Georgetown Law ACLU, as senior articles editor for the Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law, and was a member of Barristers’ Council in the Appellate Advocacy division. She also participated in the Appellate Courts Immersion Clinic, where she co-authored briefs in multiple U.S Courts of Appeal. In 2020, Rachel was named a runner-up in the American Constitution Society’s annual Constance Baker Motley national law student writing competition for her paper A Hail Mary for the Administrative State: An Originalist Defense of Chevron Deference.

Publications

  • Co-author, “Litigation Risks Posed by “Greenwashing” Claims for ESG Funds,” Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance (April 25, 2022)
  • Author, Walking the Tightrope: Finding Balance Between Strict Nondelegation and the Administrative State through an Examination of State Experiences, 20 Geo. J. L. & Pub. Pol’y 427 (2022)
  • Rachel Scholz-Bright, A Hail Mary for the Administrative State: An Originalist Defense of Chevron Deference, 19 Geo. J. L. & Pub. Pol’y (2021)
  • JD, magna cum laude, Georgetown University Law Center, 2021; Order of the Coif; Senior Articles Editor, Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law
  • AB (Government and Chemistry), cum laude, Dartmouth College, 2018; High Honors in Government

Qualifications

  • Massachusetts, 2021

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
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