Estate and Trust Planning; Business Succession Planning; Trust and Estate Administration; Business and Corporate Law; Trust and Estate Litigation.
Rachelle works closely with clients to understand the clients’ needs and to develop a strategic estate plan that best protects the clients’ assets while achieving the clients’ planning objectives. Rachelle counsels clients in all estate planning matters including the preparation of wills, trusts, powers of attorney, health care proxies, and beneficiary designations.
Rachelle also counsels clients regarding various business and corporate law matters, including formation and structuring of business entities, mergers and acquisitions, and succession planning.
Before joining Lacy Katzen LLP, Rachelle spent two years as an Appellate Court Attorney with the Appellate Division, Fourth Department, where she handled both civil and criminal appeals.
Professional and Community Affiliations
New York State Bar Association
Monroe County Bar Association
Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys
SUNY Buffalo Law Alumni Association
Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County
- University at Buffalo Law School (J.D., Summa Cum Laude, )
- St. Bonaventure University (B.A., Summa Cum Laude, )
- New York State Bar
- Florida State Bar
Rachelle is listed in the Super Lawyers for 2016 and 2017 as an Upstate New York “Rising Star”.
Rachelle resides in the City of Rochester with her husband and son. She enjoys traveling, cooking, antiques, reading fiction novels, and spending time with friends and family.