Rachel A. Mongiello focuses on investigating, litigating, and defending claims of fraud, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, minority shareholder oppression, unfair competition, and collusion.
Rachel’s practice and experience hones in on business and commercial litigation, arbitration and white collar criminal defense. Her experience includes representing business owners in corporate governance disputes, representing hedge funds and investment firms in high-stakes litigation arising from complex real estate and financing transactions, litigating disputes between distributors and suppliers, assisting with and defending against government investigations, and evaluating and defending against civil and criminal fraud and antitrust claims in the pharmaceutical and financial sectors.
Prior to joining Cole Schotz, Rachel practiced as a litigation associate with two firms in the greater New York City area. She also served as a law clerk for the Honorable Dolores K. Sloviter of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, the Honorable Mary L. Cooper of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and the Honorable Barry T. Albin of the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
Networks & Affiliations
Rachel is currently servicing as Vice Chair of the Supreme Court of New Jersey District VI Ethics Committee, and an active member the Bergen County Bar Association. She also serves on the board of the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association, and as co-chair of the Special Events Committee for Seton Hall University School of Law’s Alumni Council.
Honors & Awards
In 2022, Rachel was recognized as a “New Leader of the Bar” by the New Jersey Law Journal for her growing leadership in the legal sector. In addition, Rachel is regularly listed on the “Rising Star” list published by New Jersey Super Lawyers and on the “Ones to Watch” list issued by Best Lawyers. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.