Rachel Horton's practice focuses on appellate litigation in federal and state courts throughout the United States and defending pharmaceutical and medical device companies. Rachel is a high-energy litigator who regularly handles complex matters, including multidistrict litigation. She has presented oral arguments in front of the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, state and federal trial courts and arbitration panels.

At the trial level, Rachel has significant experience drafting dispositive motions and working with trial counsel to preserve clients' appellate rights. She collaborates with her colleagues who specialize in numerous practice areas, including civil and criminal investigations, intellectual property and products liability.

Rachel also maintains an active pro bono practice. She regularly handles Court-appointed appeals in the Third Circuit, and she is a member of the Second Circuit's Pro Bono Panel.

Rachel graduated first in her law school class. During law school, she interned with the US Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, where she assisted in the government's litigation of Federal Tort Claims Act and False Claims Act cases. She also served as an intern for the Honorable Louis H. Pollak, US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Then Rachel clerked for the Honorable Legrome D. Davis, US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the Honorable Richard C. Wesley, US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Before practicing law, Rachel worked as a molecular biologist in a breast cancer research lab at the University of Pennsylvania while simultaneously earning a Master of Bioethics degree. Rachel's research into the genetic underpinnings of cancer has been published in peer-reviewed scientific journals.