Rachel Schulman

Top rated business litigation attorney in Great Neck, New York

Rachel Schulman, Esq. PLLC
Rachel Schulman
Rachel Schulman, Esq. PLLC

Practice Areas: Business litigation, Appellate, Employment & labor

Licensed in New York since: 2001

Education: Columbia Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022 Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2015

Rachel Schulman, Esq. PLLC

10 Bond Street
Suite 143
Great Neck, NY 11021-1535 Visit website


Attorney Rachel Schulman graduated from Columbia Law School in 2000 as a Kent Scholar.  She clerked for the Honorable John Gleeson on the Eastern District of New York, and also for the Honorable Morton I. Greenberg on the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.  After serving as an associate at one of the most prestigious law firms in the country, Rachel founded her own practice, Rachel Schulman, Esq. PLLC, in Great Neck, New York. Serving clients in throughout New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, Ms. Schulman focuses her practice on business litigation, appeals, labor and employment law, class actions and other civil matters.

Throughout the course of her career, Ms. Schulman has gained significant success working with other attorneys and firms in high-stakes class actions and other litigation involving partnership disputes, landowner disputes, contract disputes, employment law issues and more. She has helped secure millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for her plaintiff clients, and she enjoys gaining exposure to many different industries and legal areas.

Ms. Schulman is often retained by other litigators for her brief-writing expertise.  Over the course of her practice, she has been retained by more than 100 different law firms to draft pleadings, briefs, and appeals for those firms.

Honored for her outstanding professionalism and service, Ms. Schulman has earned consistent top rankings and endorsements from her peers, including designation as among the Top Women Attorneys in New York. She has also been featured in Attorney at Law Magazine's Long Island Edition, and Long Island Business News named her one of the Outstanding Women in Law in 2016.

Ms. Schulman graduated magna cum laude from Duke University in 1997 with degrees in psychology and music, and she received the Julia Wilkinson Mueller Graduation Prize in Music as well as the A.J. Fletcher Music Scholarship. She then attended Columbia Law School as a James Kent Scholar, where she served as managing editor of the Columbia Journal of Law and Social Problems.

Ms. Schulman obtained her Juris Doctor in 2000, and she holds her license to practice in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. She also holds admission to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the District of New Jersey, and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd and 3rd circuits.

Practice areas

Business litigation, Appellate, Employment & labor: employee
  • 40% Business litigation
  • 30% Appellate
  • 30% Employment & labor: employee

First Admitted: 2001, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.schulmanpllc.com/attorney-profile/

  • Nassau Academy of Law, Hon. Elaine Jackson Stack Moot Court Brief Scorer (2012, 2014, 2015) 
  • Columbia University, JD, 2000, James Kent Scholar
  • Super Lawyers New York Metro Rising Stars (2014, 2015)
  • Outstanding Women in Law, Long Island Business New, 2016 
  • Top Women Attorney in New York, 2014, 2015
  • Top Women in Law, Hon. A. Gail Prudenti, Hofstra University School of Law, 2016
  • Attorney At Law Magazine, Long Island Edition (Selected for cover story, February 2015)
  • Top Attorneys , New York Metro Area's Outstanding Young Lawyers , 2015
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • District of New Jersey
  • Southern District of New York
  • Eastern District of New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association
Educational Background:
  • Duke University, BA, magna cum laude, 1997, Double major:  Psychology, Music (Graduation with Distinction), Awarded A.J. Fletcher Music Scholarship (25% tuition; awarded to one student per class), Awarded Julia Wilkinson Mueller Graduation Prize in Music , 1997
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Manipulative Metatagging, Search Engine Baiting, & Initial Interest Confusion, 33 Colum. J.L.& Soc. Probs. 439, 2000
  • Columbia University, JD, 2000, Managing Editor and published author on the Columbia Journal of Law and Social Problems 
  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, Legal Research and Writing
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Nassau Academy of Law, Hon. Elaine Jackson Stack Moot Court Brief Scorer, 2012

Office location for Rachel Schulman

10 Bond Street
Suite 143
Great Neck, NY 11021-1535

Phone: 917-920-9386


2 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2014 - 2015

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