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Rachel Lesser


Rachel Lesser is an associate in the Antitrust & Competition and Labor & Employment groups in Crowell & Moring’s Washington, D.C. office.

During law school, Rachel served as a legal intern for the Honorable Rosemary M. Collyer on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. She was the managing editor for The Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law & Policy. Upon graduating, Rachel received the Dean’s Certificate for special and outstanding service to the Georgetown Law community.

Prior to joining Crowell & Moring, Rachel was a legal intern for the majority staff of the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis.


  • Georgetown University, B.A. (2015)
  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D. (2020) cum laude


Admitted to practice: District of Columbia

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Antitrust and Competition

Labor and Employment

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"Colorado Enacts Amendment to Non-Compete Law with More Restrictions and Stricter Penalties," Labor & Employment Law Alert - US (August 19, 2022). Contacts: Sadina Montani, Jillian Ambrose, Rachel Lesser
Client Alert / Newsletter
"Long-Awaited Amendment to D.C.’s Ban on Non-Compete Agreements Addresses Employer Concerns," Labor & Employment Law Alert - US (July 22, 2022). Contacts: Kris D. Meade, Trina Fairley Barlow, Sadina Montani, Rachel Lesser
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"The Right Route to Remote - Mitigating Risk When Hiring Out-Of-State Workers," Crowell & Moring Webinar, 2022. (July 14, 2022). Speakers: Sadina Montani and Rachel Lesser.
"Non-Compete Agreements a Non-Starter? New Jersey Proposes Sweeping Non-Compete Legislation," Crowell & Moring’s Trade Secrets Trends (May 24, 2022). Authors: Rachel Lesser and Christopher J. Banks.
"Progressives Stake Out Aggressive Position in New Merger Legislation," Antitrust Law 'In The News' (March 21, 2022). Contacts: Drake Morgan, Shira Liu, Rachel Lesser, Olivier N. Antoine, Alexis J. Gilman, Shawn R. Johnson, Jeane A. Thomas, CIPP/E
Client Alert / Newsletter
"New Jersey Employers Will be Required to Provide Notice Before Making Use of Tracking Devices in Vehicles Used by Employees," Labor & Employment Law Alert - US (February 23, 2022). Contacts: Eric Su, Ira M. Saxe, Rachel Lesser
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"Jury Awards $10 Million in Punitive Damages to Former Executive in “Reverse Discrimination” Lawsuit," Labor & Employment Law Alert - US (December 10, 2021). Contacts: Ira M. Saxe, Kris D. Meade, Rachel Lesser
Client Alert / Newsletter
"A Focus on Multinationals: Adding Enterprise Value Through Global Whistleblower Protocols and Promoting Employer Values," Labor & Employment Law Alert - US (November 12, 2021). Contacts: Preston L. Pugh, Trina Fairley Barlow, Rachel Lesser
Client Alert / Newsletter
"Employees in New York State May Now Petition Their Employers to Participate in a Shared Work Program as an Alternative to Layoffs," Labor & Employment Law Alert - US (November 1, 2021). Contacts: Thomas P. Gies, Eric Su, Ira M. Saxe, Katie Erno, Rachel Lesser
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"A Focus On Multinationals: Adding Enterprise Value Through Globalwhistleblower Protocols And Promoting Employer Values," Westlaw Today (October 29, 2021). Authors: Preston L. Pugh, Trina Fairley Barlow, Rachel Lesser, and Daniel P. Christmas, Esq., Corning Inc.

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