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Rachel E. Kopp

Rachel E. Kopp
Rachel E. Kopp
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Associate
phone (215) 496-0300
fax (215) 496-6611
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Rachel E. Kopp focuses her practice in antitrust, consumer practices and securities litigation. She is involved in a number of major cases, including In Re Blood Reagents Antitrust Litigation, No. 2:09-md-02081-JD (E.D. Pa.), In Re: American Express Anti-Steering Rules Antitrust Litigation, MDL 2221 (E.D.N.Y.) and In Re Municipal Derivatives Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 1950 (S.D.N.Y.). She has also been heavily involved in In re Parmalat Securities Litigation, No. 04 Civ. 0030 (LAK) (S.D.N.Y.); In Re Converium Holding AG Securities Litigation, No. 04 Civ. 7897 (DLC) (S.D.N.Y.); Welmon v. Chicago Bridge & Iron Co. N.V., No. 06 Civ. 01283 (JES) (S.D.N.Y.); and In re Pharmaceutical Industry Average Wholesale Price Litigation, MDL No. 1456 (D. Mass.). Ms. Kopp was selected to the Pennsylvania Rising Stars 2011-2013.

Ms. Kopp is actively involved in the Philadelphia and American Bar Associations.  Most recently, Ms. Kopp was elected to a three-year term on the Philadelphia Bar Association Board of Governors. For the 2013-2014 bar year, Ms. Kopp will serve as the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (ABA YLD) liaison to the ABA Standing Committee on Membership.  Ms. Kopp served as the Membership Director of the ABA YLD, which is comprised of approximately 150,000 young lawyers worldwide, for the 2012-2013 bar year. Ms. Kopp also previously served as the ABA YLD's Administrative Director and frequently speaks on issues affecting young lawyers. In recognition of her service to the ABA YLD, Ms. Kopp received a Star of the Year award at the ABA Annual Meetings in 2013, 2012 and 2010.

Ms. Kopp earned her Juris Doctor degree from Villanova University Law School, where she received a Public Interest Summer Fellowship to serve as a legal intern at New York Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts and VH1 Save The Music. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland, where she received a B.A. in Government and Politics and concentrated in languages.

Ms. Kopp is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, as well as in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Areas of Practice:
Antitrust
Consumer Fraud
Securities
Bar Admissions:
Pennsylvania
New Jersey
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Education:
Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania, 2003, J.D.
University of Maryland, 2000, B.A.
Published Works:
“The Digital Revolution is Being Downloaded: Why and How The Copyright Act Must Change to Accommodate an Ever-Evolving Music Industry”, (Co-Author with Marcy R. Wagman), 13 Vill. Sports & Ent. L.J. 271, 2006
Professional Associations and Memberships:
Philadelphia Bar Association
Board of Governors (2013-2015)
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division (YLD)
Membership Director
(2012-2013, 2010-2011)
American Bar Association, YLD
Leadership Advisory Board (2010-2013)
American Bar Association, YLD
Administrative Director (2011-12)
Philadelphia Bar Association
Membership Task Force (2011-2012)
Philadelphia Bar Association, YLD
ABA Liaison (2011-2012)
Philadelphia Bar Association, YLD
Legal Education and Law School Outreach Committee Co-Chari (2009-2011)
Philadelphia Bar Association, YLD
Vice Chair(2010-11)
Philadelphia Bar Association, YLD
Financial Secretary (2009-10)
Philadelphia Bar Association, YLD
 Executive Committee (2008-11)
American Bar Association, YLD
Liaison to American Bar Association Standing Committee on Membership (2008-10)
American Bar Association, YLD
District Representative (2008-10)
American Bar Association, YLD
Editor-in-Chief, The Affiliate newsletter (2007-08)
Pennsylvania Bar Association
YLD House Delegate (2007-08)
Pennsylvania Bar Association,
Law Student Division Chair (2006-07)
Previous Experience:
Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
Legal Intern
U.S. Court of Appeals Third Circuit, Mediation Program
Legal Intern
Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, New York
Legal Intern
Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, New York
Legal Intern
MTV Networks, VH1 Save the Music
Legal Intern
Civic and Charitable Activities:
Villanova Law School J. Willard O'Brien American Inn of Court
National Museum of American Jewish History, Visitor Services Volunteer