Rachel Kaplowitz


Rachel Kaplowitz
Rachel Kaplowitz is an associate in Weil’s Complex Commercial Litigation and Intellectual Property & Media practice groups. Rachel’s practice encompasses a broad range of complex commercial litigation, with a focus on IP disputes and counseling in a variety of industries.

Rachel’s recent experience includes serving on Weil teams representing:

  • A global pharmaceutical company in a series of litigations involving state and federal false advertising claims in the Northern District of California
  • Sirius XM and Pandora in a five-week trial before the Copyright Royalty Board to determine sound recording performance royalty rates for the 2021-2025 license period
  • The Association of American Publishers in a closely watched appeal before the Fifth Circuit addressing the availability of state sovereign immunity for copyright infringement that violates the Due Process Clause
  • The U.S. Chamber of Commerce before the Supreme Court of the United States addressing subject matter jurisdiction in a federal arbitration case

She has assisted with a variety of different aspects of these and other engagements, including the drafting of dispositive and evidentiary motions, appellate briefs, trial examinations, and extensive post-trial briefing.

In addition, Rachel maintains an active pro bono practice, including recent work with the Surveillance Technology Oversight Project, the Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project, and the Innocence Project. She has also successfully represented a tenant in a Housing Repair Action, securing immediate repairs.

Rachel regularly contributes articles to Firm and other publications, including on topics such as civil procedure and copyright.

Rachel received her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she was an editor of the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law and acted as a research assistant aiding in scholarship surrounding Fourth Amendment jurisprudence. During her time in law school, she also received a Certificate in Management from the Wharton School and served as a Judicial Intern to the Honorable Eduardo C. Robreno of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Rachel earned her B.A. in History and Italian, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Cornell University.

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