Rachel Charamella


Rachel Charamella is an active member of the firm’s leading investment management group and concentrates her practice on representing investment companies and investment advisers in connection with various regulatory, compliance and transactional issues. She advises investment management clients in all aspects of legal representation, including drafting and reviewing registration statements and other regulatory filings, preparing board materials, and researching various securities and corporate law issues.

Rachel graduated, cum laude, from Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law, where she received a CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Best Student Performance in Advanced Legal Analysis & Bar Skills. While in law school, Rachel served as a judicial intern to the Hon. C. Darnell Jones, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and a certified legal intern for Philadelphia Legal Assistance, where she supported clients in abuse and custody hearings. She also was a member of Drexel’s nationally recognized trial team. Rachel was a member of the firm’s summer associate class.

Prior to law school, Rachel worked as the director of legal marketing for a law firm and as a financial analyst for a bank. Rachel received her B.A. in Political Science and Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh.

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Bar Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
  • J.D., cum laude, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
  • B.A., magna cum laude, University of Pittsburgh

In The Community

Rachel is an active member of the legal community and has volunteered her time to various nonprofits and community organizations. Rachel served as a volunteer at the Philadelphia Family Court Custody Help Center, where she provided legal advice about child custody issues and divorce services. She also served as a volunteer for the Campaign for Working Families Tax Clinic, which helps working and indigent families prepare and file their tax returns.
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