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Rachel L. Ginsburg

Associate
Bridgeport Office
850 Main Street
P.O. Box 7006
Bridgeport, CT 06601-7006
p 860.424.4372
Second Office
Hartford - 860.424.4300
Practice Areas
Bar and Court Admissions
  • Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Education
  • University of Connecticut, J.D., with honors, 2010
  • University of Connecticut, B.A., summa cum laude, 2007

Rachel Ginsburg is an associate in the Labor, Employment Law and Employee Benefits and Litigation Departments.  

Rachel represents employers in litigation and provides preventive counseling. She has broad experience defending claims involving employment discrimination, wrongful termination, breach of contract, breach of restrictive covenants, workplace harassment, retaliation and wage disputes. Rachel regularly defends employers in state and federal court and before administrative agencies, such as the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, and the Department of Labor. In addition to her litigation and counseling work, Rachel is often hired as an outside investigator to perform investigations into employee complaints of discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment and other misconduct.

Rachel has conducted both small and large scale internal investigations into allegations of discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment and other misconduct, as well as claims involving alleged violations of Title IX.  She holds an Association of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA) Civil Rights Investigator Level Two certification. Rachel is a frequent speaker on employment-related topics, particularly in the emerging area of medical marijuana and its implications for employers.  Rachel has also conducted sexual harassment training for businesses.

During law school, Rachel clerked for the Honorable Lois Tanzer of the Connecticut Superior Court in the Judicial District of New Britain and served in the Employment Rights Department at the Connecticut Attorney General’s Office.  She also interned at the University of Connecticut's Office of Audit, Compliance and Ethics.

Professional Affiliations

  • Connecticut Bar Association - Labor and Employment Section - Vice President, Executive Committee member; Resolution of Legal Fees Disputes Committee - arbitrator
  • Fairfield County Bar Association
  • Women's Business Development Council - board member

Community Involvement

  • University of Connecticut, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - alumni mentor
  • University of Connecticut Fairfield County Alumni Chapter - board member

Honors & Awards

  • Recipient of the Connecticut Law Tribune's "2015 New Leaders of the Law" award
  • Selected to the Connecticut Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" list in the areas of Employment Litigation, Employment & Labor and Schools & Education for 2015 and 2016