Rachel M. Naquin

Rachel M. Naquin

Associate
Location:
New Orleans, Louisiana
Phone:
504-522-2304
Fax:
504-528-9973
Email:

Rachel Naquin joined Gainsburgh Benjamin as an associate attorney in 2017. Rachel is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Louisiana Association for Justice, and the American Association for Justice.

While Rachel is a New Orleans native, she attended American University in Washington, DC, graduating magna cum laude. At American, she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and a Minor in Mandarin Chinese.

 Rachel earned her Juris Doctor at Penn State Law, where she participated as a member of the Civil Rights Appellate Clinic. Through her time with the Clinic, she was able to work on three cases before the Supreme Court of the United States. While in law school, Rachel competed for Penn State Law on the ABA National Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Team and the AAJ Trial Advocacy Team. She received Penn State Law's Unsung Hero Award for her commitment to organizing the school's intramural mock trial competition for first-year students. Rachel also served as a Senior Editor for the Penn State Law Review, and she is a member of Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society.

Outside the practice of law, Rachel enjoys watching the Nittany Lions take the field every Saturday during college football season.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2017

Education

  • Penn State Law in College Station, University Park, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 2017
    • Honors: Woolsack Society
    • Law Review: Penn State Law Review, Senior Editor, 2015 - 2017
  • American University, Washington, District of Columbia
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 2014
    • Honors: Dean's List

Honors and Awards

  • CALI Award for the highest grade in Torts
  • CALI Award for the highest grade in Federal Criminal Practice

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association, Member, 2017 - Present
  • American Bar Association, 2016 - Present
  • Louisiana Association for Justice, Member, 2017 - Present
  • American Association for Justice