NYU School of Law
Juris Doctorate, May 2008
Rachel Goldbrenner is a Senior Policy Advisor in the Office of Global Criminal Justice at the U.S. Department of State. Previously, she was an associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, where she practiced in the international litigation and arbitration group, with pro bono experience in immigration, criminal defense and national security and human rights law research. She has worked as a foreign policy analyst at several U.S. organizations with a particular interest in promoting human rights, multilateral engagement and democracy and rule of law, and served as a consultant and special assistant to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. She has written about anti-Americanism and violence for the Princeton Project on National Security and reconstruction in Iraq for the Open Society Institute.
Rachel has a J.D. from NYU Law School, where she was a Reynolds Fellow in Social Entrepreneurship and an editor of the Journal of International Law and Politics. A Fulbright Scholar to the Netherlands, she has lived in Amsterdam and Shanghai and has traveled extensively abroad.