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Alumni of the Month Program

Each month, Touro Law Center’s Alumni and Development Office recognizes one outstanding alum for his or her contribution to the legal field, service to the law school, or other outstanding achievement. If you would like to nominate a fellow alum, please contact the Director of Alumni Relations at 631.761.7063 or via e-mail.

September 2011

Rachel Freeman

Rachel Freeman

Class of 2007
Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board


Touro Law Center's Office of Development, Alumni Relations and Communications is proud to announce that Rachel Freeman ’07 has been selected as the alum of the month for September 2011. Ms. Freeman is a leader in her profession, an active member of the Touro Law community while attending law school, and remains engaged with the law school, is a member of the Law School’s volunteer Alumni Council and participates in the Alumni-Student Mentor Program. Her accomplished career is highlighted in the bio below. On behalf of the entire law school community, we extend our congratulations to Rachel Freeman.                            


Rachel Freeman graduated cum laude from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 2004, earning her B.A. in journalism and legal studies. In college, Rachel was an entertainment anchor for the school’s local radio station, WMUA and president of the Jewish Student Union. While in law school, Rachel interned at the Suffolk County Human Rights Commission and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Rachel earned the CALI award for Legal Methods II in Oral Argument. During the 2006-2007 school year, she served as the Student Bar Association Vice President, as well as participating as a member in JLSA, PILOT and the Women’s Bar Association. In 2007, Rachel earned her J.D. from Touro Law Center.

Following law school, she went to work for a private firm specializing in labor and employment law, including arbitrations and unemployment hearings.  In March 2010, Rachel began working as an Administrative Law Judge for the Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board.  Currently, Rachel presides over hearings relating to unemployment insurance matters.

Rachel has participated in accepted student receptions, new student orientation receptions and judged various competitions that Touro Law has hosted. She remains an active member of the Touro Law Community as a member of the Law Center’s Volunteer Alumni Council and serves as a mentor for current students. 

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