Rachel T. Goldberg

Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, Lawyering Program
Contact Information
Cornell Law School
253 Hughes Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-4901

Phone: (607) 255-0183
Email: rtg67@cornell.edu

Rachel Liseno
Cornell Law School
315 Myron Taylor Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-4901
Email: rl767@cornell.edu

Professional Biography

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.


B.A., Kenyon College, 2000
M.A., New York University, 2004
Ph.D., University of Washington, 2009
J.D., New York University School of Law, 2012