Address: 600 Grant Street, Suite 5010, pittsburgh, PA, 15219
Law Firm: Duane Morris LLP
Phone: 412 497 1031
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|Description||Rachel M. Good is an experienced trial lawyer who has tried nearly 20 jury trials to verdict and more than two dozen bench trials. As an associate in the firm’s Trial Practice Group, Ms. Good represents clients in a wide array of complex commercial litigation, regulatory and investigatory matters in both state and federal courts.Ms. Good works extensively with companies in the energy industry on catastrophic injury and wrongful death litigation, commercial and regulatory disputes, and internal investigations and project reviews. Notably, she represents clients from all sectors of the industry including engineering and design firms, oil and coal companies and distributors. Ms. Good also maintains an active practice in government ethics investigations, including before the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission, and legal professional responsibility litigation.Prior to joining Duane Morris, Ms. Good served as an assistant public defender for Miami-Dade County, where she handled homicide, drug trafficking and other major felony cases. Ms. Good was also involved in training junior trial lawyers on the development of their trial advocacy skills.Ms. Good remains involved in indigent defense through her pro bono practice where she has represented multiple clients sentenced to life without parole as juveniles in resentencing hearings pursuant to Miller v. Alabama (2012) and Montgomery v. Louisiana (2016).Ms. Good is a 2011 cum laude graduate of Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, where she was a John Henry Wigmore merit scholar and executive articles editor for the Journal of International Human Rights. Upon graduation, Ms. Good was awarded the Legal Professional Award in recognition of her dedication and contributions to professional responsibility and legal practice. Ms. Good is a cum laude graduate of American University. ResumeExperienceDuane Morris LLP – Associate, 2018-presentMiami-Dade County Public Defender – Assistant Public Defender, 2011-2018 – Trial Training Attorney, 2017-2018Human Rights Watch – Coordinator, Arms Division, 2006-2008Selected PublicationsCo-author, DOJ Implements 2018 Granston Memo on False Claims Act, Duane Morris Alert, January 3, 2019Co-author, DOJ Eases Yates Memo’s ‘All or Nothing’ Approach to Corporate Cooperation Credit, Duane Morris Alert, December 10, 2018|
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