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Rachel Zoghlin


(240) 403-0913


  • JD, American University Washington College of Law
  • Bachelor’s, American Culture, Vassar College


  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Maryland Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

Rachel Zoghlin

Rachel Zoghlin, Senior Attorney, is an experienced litigator and devotes her practice to defending individuals in removal proceedings and assisting non-citizens in securing permanent visa status in the United States.  Rachel is known for her work with individuals seeking humanitarian forms of protection and relief from removal, including asylum applications, U and T visa petitions, petitions for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), and petitions under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).  She also represents individuals in family-based visa petitions, immigrant and nonimmigrant visas based on extraordinary ability, naturalization applications, requests for prosecutorial discretion and stays of removal, among other areas. She practices before the U.S. Immigration Courts, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and Maryland family courts, and also represents clients before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Customs and Border Protection, and U.S. Consulates abroad. Rachel first joined the firm as a law clerk in 2012. She frequently volunteers her time to consult with low-income populations about immigration matters, and to train and mentor new attorneys in immigration defense work.

Rachel speaks Spanish and English.

Professional Activities

  • Member, AILA Vermont Service Center Committee, 2017-2019.
  • Member, AILA, VAWA, T, U Committee, 2017-2019.
  • Member, AILA DC Chapter: New Members Division Committee, 2013-2017; Dinner Meeting Committee, 2015-2017; National Day of Action Committee 2013-2014.
  • Awarded Education Division Leader of the Year, AILA DC Chapter, 2013-2014.


Featured in "Ones to Watch," Bethesda Magazine, March/April 2019.