Velilla, Rachel T.

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Rachel T. Velilla



Rachel T. Velilla is an associate attorney at Gates, O’Doherty, Gonter & Guy, LLP. Her practice is devoted to the defense of a wide range of general liability matters including premises liability, automobile, construction accidents, complex tort, wrongful death, and matters arising from construction scaffolding and elevator accidents. She is also experienced in defending municipal liability matters, property loss, and employment discrimination claims.

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2006
  • California, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2008


  • Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Central Islip, New York
    • J.D., cum laude, 2005
  • Queens College, City University Of New York, Flushing, New York
    • B.A., 2002

Past Employment Positions

  • Lester Schwab Katz & Dwyer, LLP