Attorney Jani Rachelson
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Jani K. Rachelson


Jani K. Rachelson


Representation Areas

  • Employee Benefits


Multiemployer Plans, including Compliance, Plan Design, Administration, Withdrawal Liability, Delinquency and Audit Collection, Mergers, Benefit Claims, Funding, Fiduciary Issues, HIPAA, the Affordable Care Act.


  • Harvard Law School Logo Harvard Law School, J.D.,
    with honors
  • Yale Logo Yale University, AS.B.,
    magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment Law, Committee on Employee Benefits
  • College of American Benefits Counsel
  • International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans
  • AFL-CIO Union Lawyers Alliance

Off the Clock

  • Family

    I took a 15-month leave of absence to have a child in Florence, Italy while accompanying my art historian husband who was pursuing his PhD.

  • Fluency

    I speak Spanish, French and Italian.

  • Birder

    Raised in NYC,  I now live in New Jersey and can identify several different types of woodpeckers and owls, and love the country.