Employment Attorney New York & New Jersey, Sexual harassment lawyer New York City, Sexual harassment attorney New York City, Sexual harassment law firm New York City, New York City Sexual harassment lawyer, New York City Sexual harassment attorney, New York City Sexual harassment law firmRachel Allen | Managing Attorney

New York & New Jersey Employment Attorney

Email: rachel@dereksmithlaw.com | Phone: 212-587-0760.


John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Bachelors of Arts in Criminal Justice and English.

Law School:

St. John’s University School of Law


State Bar Admissions: New York and New Jersey
Federal Court Admissions: Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, District of New Jersey

Practices Areas:

New York & New Jersey Employment law focusing on:

    • Sexual Harassment
    • Employment Discrimination
    • Civil Rights Violations
    • FMLA Violations
    • Class Action Litigation
    • Wage and Hour Violations
    • ADA Violations
    • Public Accommodation Discrimination


New York & New Jersey Employment Law attorney Rachel Allen brings a diverse skillset and extensive litigation experience to the Derek Smith Law Group, PLLC.

Rachel is an Associate with the Derek Smith Law Group where she primarily concentrates on Employment Discrimination and Civil Rights cases. Rachel is a zealous legal advocate and gives each of her clients the time, respect and consideration that they deserve.

Rachel received her Bachelor’s Degree, a double major in Criminal Justice and English, from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Rachel earned her Juris Doctorate Degree from St. John’s University School of Law, where she was Vice President of the Evening Student Association and the Managing Editor/Co-Founder of the Commercial Litigation Law Journal.

Rachel has extensive experience representing Plaintiffs, exclusively, in both commercial and civil litigations from inception through trial/appeal. In addition to representing aggrieved parties in individual lawsuits, Rachel has successfully litigated several class actions and managed global settlements on behalf of her clients. Rachel continues to provide pro bono services to the NY State Division of Human Rights and LawHelpNY.org.


  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association