PeopleRachael Peters Pugel
Rachael Peters Pugel

Rachael Peters Pugel

PeopleRachael Peters Pugel

  • University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law (J.D., magna cum laude)
    • Note Editor, Arizona Law Review
    • CALI Award Recipient for the highest grade in Patent Litigation and Arizona Civil Procedure
    • Ares Fellow for Professor William K. Sjostrom
    • Senior Vice President, Business Law Society
    • Social Chair, Law Women’s Association
    • Volunteer, National Lawyers Guild Legal Referral Clinic
  • Arizona State University (M.Ed., Elementary Education)
  • Arizona State University (B.A., Political Science; B.A., Arts in History, summa cum laude)
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Moeur Award Recipient
    • National Society of Collegiate Scholars
    • Golden Key International Honour Society

  • American Bar Association
    • Intellectual Property Section
    • Litigation Section
  • State Bar of Arizona
    • Intellectual Property Section
    • Business Law Section
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
    • Litigation Section
  • Arizona Women Lawyers Association

  • The Best Lawyers in America®: Ones to Watch, Commercial Litigation (2021-2024)
  • Southwest Super Lawyers®, Rising Stars Edition, Intellectual Property Litigation (2022, 2024)
  • Pro Bono Attorney of the Year, Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project (2019)

  • Teach for America, Phoenix Associate Board of Directors (2016-present)
  • Homeless Legal Assistance Project

  • United States District Court, District of Arizona, Judicial Extern to Hon. James A. Soto (2015)
  • Snell & Wilmer, Summer Associate (2013 & 2014)
  • Zeitlin & Zeitlin, P.C., Legal Assistant (2011-2012)
  • Teach for America/Desert Spirit Elementary School, 4th & 5th Grade Teacher (2009-2011)
  • Arizona State University, Department of Political Science, Junior Fellow (2009)

  • Arizona

  • Supreme Court of Arizona
  • United States District Court, District of Arizona