Rachel Dober

Rachel Dober’s practice focuses on complex regulatory and government affairs, including providing strategic counsel to clients facing high-stakes corporate crises. Ms. Dober has represented clients in connection with numerous investigations by Congress, the US Securities and Exchange Commission, and the New York State Attorney General. Her clients have included public companies, hedge funds, and corporations facing securities class action and contract litigation in federal and state court. Ms. Dober has represented individuals facing financial fraud and federal public corruption investigations. She also has advised clients navigating the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) process and counseled clients regarding information security issues at the federal and state levels. 

Ms. Dober previously worked as an attorney in the government. Before earning her law degree, Ms. Dober joined the US Department of Justice (DOJ) Outstanding Scholar Program, where she worked in the Constitutional and Specialized Tort Litigation Section and received the Civil Division Special Commendation Award. Ms. Dober also served as an AmeriCorps volunteer, where she worked on service projects including fighting forest fires, restoring low-income apartments and tutoring students. 


  • Investigations

    • Representing a global financial institution in a DOJ, Internal Revenue Service and US Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI) inquiry regarding offshore banking and possible tax avoidance by US taxpayers.
    • Counseling a global financial institution in connection with a high-profile anti–money laundering investigation by the PSI and other governmental entities.
    • Advising a senior foreign official in connection with US inquiries relating to the United Nations "Oil for Food" program.
    • Representing a non-profit credit counseling entity in connection with a PSI investigation and hearing concerning tax status issues and alleged deceptive consumer practices.
  • Regulatory Affairs

    • Representing Lucent Technologies with respect to the CFIUS review of its merger with Alcatel.

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  • Education

    • JD, University of Virginia School of Law, 2001

      Editorial Board Member, Virginia Law Review, Dillard Fellow, Mentor, Virginia Law Women
    • BA, Psychology, College of William and Mary, 1994

      cum laude
  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia