Rachel T. GoldbergAssistant Clinical Professor of Law, Lawyering Program
Rachel T. Goldberg teaches first-year Lawyering.
Before joining Cornell in 2018, Professor Goldberg spent six years practicing appellate-level criminal defense at the Center for Appellate Litigation in New York City. She represented indigent clients on their direct appeals and post-conviction proceedings in both the Appellate Division and Court of Appeals.
Professor Goldberg received her J.D. from New York University, where she was Editor-in-Chief of the Review of Law and Social Change. She received her Ph.D. in English Language and Rhetoric from the University of Washington, where she received numerous teaching awards co-directed the Expository Writing Program. She is admitted to practice in New York State and the Southern District of New York.