Rachel Stroup
  • Employment Law, Education Law, Criminal Law
  • Massachusetts
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Rachel Stroup focuses her litigation practice on employment law and criminal defense. Rachel is a compassionate and tenacious advocate who is dedicated to fighting for her clients.

Rachel listens carefully to each client’s needs, and works with the client to devise a case strategy aimed at meeting those needs. She recognizes that many of her clients want to focus on a strategy that compensates them for the injuries they have suffered without a protracted trial. Rachel’s strong advocacy, thoughtful decision making, and hard work have led to substantial settlements for her clients in cases she litigates. Rachel has successfully represented clients in civil matters including corporate litigation, divorce, personal injury, and campus misconduct.

Rachel represents clients all over the Commonwealth in a wide range of criminal matters, both felony and misdemeanor, in state and federal courts. Rachel is tenacious, thorough, and strategic in her approach to each case, enabling her to obtain excellent results for her clients. Rachel’s background and experience in criminal defense proves useful in defending students who face charges of academic misconduct, sexual assault, and sexual harassment.

In 2015 and 2016, Rachel Stroup was selected to the Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers.

Practice Areas
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Education Law
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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1st Circuit
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U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Northeastern University School of Law
J.D. (2006)
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Wesleyan University
B.A. (1999)
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Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association
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National Employment Lawyers Association
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Websites & Blogs
Rachel Stroup's Website Profile
Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP Website
Boston Lawyer Blog
Contact & Map
Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP
65A Atlantic Ave
Boston, MA 02110
Telephone: (617) 742-6020
Fax: (617) 742-3269
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