Rachael L. Loughlin
Rachael L. Loughlin is a partner in the firm's Richmond, Virginia office. Ms. Loughlin’s practice focuses on representing clients in complex commercial and employment disputes in state and federal courts, administrative proceedings, and alternative dispute resolution forums. Ms. Loughlin also regularly represents clients in a wide variety of employment issues, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful termination. Ms. Loughlin also routinely represents clients in a variety of commercial claims, including claims for officers’ and directors’ liability, breach of contract, fraud, violations of state trade secret laws, tortious interference with contract.
In addition to litigation, Ms. Loughlin advises clients on employee investigations, discipline and termination; whistleblower allegations; employee attendance and leave issues under the FMLA, ADA, and other state and federal laws; severance issues; and employment agreements, including non-competition and non-disclosure agreements, with an emphasis on business conscious strategies and outcomes.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Loughlin practiced at a boutique litigation firm in Northern Virginia. Ms. Loughlin earned her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Vermont Law School where she also served on the editorial staff of the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law. Ms. Loughlin earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Boston University.
- Practice Areas
Education and Admissions
- B.A. in Economics from Boston University
- J.D. from Vermont Law School - Cum Laude
Professional Organization Memberships
- Virginia State Bar
- Virginia Bar Association
- Virginia Women Attorneys Association
- Richmond Bar Association
- Massachusetts State Bar
News, Honors, Publications & Speeches
- Recognized as a Super Lawyers®, Rising Star 2018-2022