Rachel A. Placitella is a member of the law firm and
handles complex litigation matters, concentrating on asbestos
litigation. She is an experienced litigator handling each case from
early investigative stage through settlement or trial, and has a
reputation for excellence, marked by her participation in a number of
significant mesothelioma-asbestos litigation cases.
Ms. Placitella received her B.S. cum laude from the State
University of New York at Albany and her J.D. with honors from Syracuse
University. She also served as an editor of the Syracuse Law Review
while at Syracuse University College of Law, and worked for several
years as an assistant prosecutor for Monmouth County, New Jersey where
she prosecuted numerous jury trials.