Rachel D. AllenAttorney
Rachel is an attorney at Weik, Nitsche & Dougherty practicing in the areas of personal injury and workers' compensation. Rachel was born in Annapolis, Maryland. She attended Iowa State University, obtaining her B.A. in 2003 in Political Science and International Studies. She studied law at Penn State's Dickinson School of Law where she served as an Editor on the Yearbook of Arbitration and Mediation. Rachel received her J.D. in 2010 and was admitted to the bar of the State of Delaware in March 2011.
Rachel served as a Certified Legal Intern with the Penn State Family Law Clinic in 2009 and 2010. She then served as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Robert B. Coonin and the Honorable Arlene Minus Coppadge of the Family Court of the State of Delaware from 2010 to 2011. Rachel then worked for a regional defense law firm, where she represented several insurance companies. Based on this background, Rachel has an understanding regarding how insurers value claims.
Rachel has served as Chair and Vice-Chair for the Insurance and Torts Section of the DSBA. She is a member of the Delaware Trial Lawyers Association since 2017. Rachel has been selected by the National Trial Lawyers for the Delaware Civil, Top 40 under 40. She was also selected to Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2020.
J.D., Penn State's Dickinson School of Law, 2010
Editor on the yearbook of Arbitration and Mediation
B.A., Iowa State University, 2003
Political Science and International Studies
Delaware State Bar Association
Member Since: 2011
Delaware Trial Lawyers Association
Member Since: 2017