Rachel Seaton Brownell represents employers in a broad range of employment law matters including harassment, discrimination and whistleblower litigation. She has worked on matters for clients in cases before federal and state courts in New Jersey and New York and has handled matters before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights and the New York State Division of Human Rights.

Prior to joining Littler, Rachel clerked for the Hon. Joseph P. Quinn in the Superior Court of New Jersey. During law school she was a member of the Interscholastic Moot Court Board and served as senior comments editor of the Seton Hall Circuit Review. Through her participation in the Impact Litigation Clinic, she and her partner represented a plaintiff in an appeal before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in a discrimination claim based on disability.


Order of the Coif

Quarter-Finalist, Robert F. Wagner Interscholastic Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Competition

Quarter-Finalist and Recipient, Best Petitioner’s Brief Award

Eugene Gressman Moot Court Competition

Speaking Engagements

Sharp Turn Ahead! An Employer’s Roadmap to Recent Legislative Developments in New Jersey

Newark, NJ

November 5, 2019


  • J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, 2011magna cum laude
  • B.S., The College of New Jersey, 2008cum laude

Bar Admission

New Jersey
New York


  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York