Rachel Rintelmann is a Supervising Attorney in the Housing Law Unit. Rachel represents tenants in eviction and housing conditions cases before the D.C. Superior Court. She also litigates housing matters before administrative bodies, including the D.C. Housing Authority and Office of Administrative Hearings. Additionally, Rachel engages in policy advocacy and court reform efforts. Rachel supervises Staff Attorneys, Fellows, Loaned Associates and interns in the Housing Law Unit.
Prior to joining Legal Aid as a Staff Attorney in January 2011, Rachel completed a two-year AmeriCorps fellowship with Legal Aid of Western Ohio in Toledo, Ohio. There, Rachel represented clients in court and before administrative agencies in housing, family and consumer matters.
Rachel received her B.A. from Butler University. She received her J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School where she served as Executive Articles Editor for the Michigan Journal of International Law and Associate Editor for the Michigan Journal of Race and Law. Rachel was a student attorney with the Washtenaw County Public Defender’s Office, the ACLU of Michigan and the Michigan Pediatric Advocacy Clinic. While in law school, Rachel was also awarded a Michigan Fellowship in Refugee and Asylum Law, which she completed with the International Secretariat of Amnesty International in London, U.K.
J.D., University of Michigan Law School
Michigan Journal of International Law, Executive Articles Editor
Michigan Journal of Race and Law, Associate Editor
B.A., Butler University
Phone: (202) 386-6672
Fax: (202) 727-2132