Burr & Forman

Rachel C. Cocciolo

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  • J.D., magna cum laude, Florida State University College of Law
  • M.A., Florida State University
  • B.A., cum laude, Florida State University
  • U.S. District Court – Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court – Southern District of Florida

  • Florida Bar Association
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America: Commercial Litigation (2022), Litigation - Labor and Employment (2022)
  • Phi Beta Kappa (2004-2016)
  • Dean's List, Florida State University College of Law, (2012-2015)
  • Chester Bedell American Inn of Court, Administrator (2011-2013), Pupil Member (2013-2014)
  • Eugene Crook Award for Teaching in the Humanities, Florida State University (2006)
  • Book Awards in Elder Law and Florida Water Law
  • Scenic Jacksonville Award for Civic Engagement & Environmental Stewardship
  • Board Member, Citizens for a Scenic Florida
  • Board Member, Scenic Jacksonville

Associate | Jacksonville, FL

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Commercial / Corporate Litigation Construction and Project Development Government Affairs & Investigations Labor & Employment

Rachel is an Associate in the firm’s Commercial Litigation Practice Group.

Rachel represents businesses and individuals in complex commercial litigation, contract litigation, business torts litigation, real estate litigation, and labor and employment disputes.  In addition, she represents creditors in all aspects of commercial loan litigation, mortgage foreclosure, and lender liability defense.  She also has experience in personal injury and insurance coverage disputes.

Prior to starting her career as an attorney, Rachel was a litigation paralegal where she supported senior shareholders whose practices include complex First Amendment and land use litigation, commercial and complex construction litigation and arbitration, and appellate practice. While working as a paralegal, Rachel also worked as an adjunct professor teaching humanities courses at the Florida State College at Jacksonville.