Rachel D. Hisler


Qualified and licensed to practice before the Courts of New York, 2012 and New Jersey, 2011. Admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, 2017 and the District of New Jersey, 2011.


  • University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia (Semester Abroad)
  • Muhlenberg College, B.A. Dana Scholar, Presidential Merit Scholarship, Dean’s List, Psi Chi Member (Psychology Honor Society) and National Scholars Honor Society
  • New York Law School, J.D., cum laude

Professional Experince

Ms. Hisler is actively engaged in general liability defense, including construction law, property damage and personal injury.  Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Hisler focused her practice on medical malpractice defense litigation and she previously worked at several prominent firms who specialize in this area of law. Rachel has represented doctors, medical staff and other medical professionals and their practices at all stages of litigation.

Publications and Professional Associations

  • Acknowledged, Michael L. Perlin, Abandoned Love: The Impact of Wyatt v. Stickney on the Intersection between International Human Rights and Domestic Mental Disability Law, 35 Law & Psych, 121 (2011).
  • Acknowledged, Michael L. Perlin, Creation of a Disability Rights Tribunal for Asia and the Pacific: Its Impact on China? (2011) https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1744196
  • Acknowledged, Michael L. Perlin, International Human Rights and Mental Disability Law (Oxford University Press 2012).
  • Acknowledged, Michael L. Perlin, “There’s Voices in the Night Trying to Be Heard”: The Potential Impact of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on Domestic Mental Disability Law (2011) https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1920819
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2018-2021

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