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Rachel Rivlin, American Lawyer. Bar: Massachusetts 1977, United States District Court Massachusetts 1978, United States Court Appeals (1st circuit) 1983, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1985.


Rivlin, Rachel was born on September 1, 1945 in Bangor, Maine, United States. Daughter of Lawrence and A. Sara (Rich) Lait.


University of Maine (Bachelor of Arts, 1965). University of Louisville (Master of Arts, 1968). Boston College Law School (Juris Doctor, 1977).

Editor-in-Chief, Uniform Commercial Code Reporter-Digest, 1977.


Admitted to the bar, 1977, Massachusetts. 1978, United States. District Court, District of Massachusetts. 1983, United States. Court of Appeals, First Circuit.

1985, United States. Supreme Court (Not admitted NY). Editor-in-Chief, Uniform Commercial Code Reporter-Digest, 1977. Member: Boston (Council Member, 1983-1986.

Chair, Insurance Law Committee, 1987-1991. Chair, Corporate Counsel Committee, 1987. Member, Subcommittee on American Bar Association Model Rules of Professional Conduct, 1980-1981) and American (Senior Vice-Chair, 1989-1990, Chair, 1985, Chair Elect, 1984, Vice Chair, Public Regulation of Insurance Committee, 1980-1984.

Member: Committee on Deregulation, 1982-1983. Committee on Monograph Publications, 1986. Chair, 1988-1989, Chair-Elect, 1987-1988, Vice Chair, 1986-1987, Excess, Surplus Lines and Reinsurance Committee.

Chair, Tort and Insurance Practice Section Annual Meeting Arrangements Committee, 1988) Bar Associations. (Vice President and Associate General Counsel).


  • Bar: Massachusetts 1977, United States District Court Massachusetts 1978, United States Court Appeals (1st circuit) 1983, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1985.


Member Civil Rights Committee Anti-Defamation League, Boston, since 1982. Board directors DanceArt, Inc., Boston, 1985-1992. Member American Bar Association (commission on public regulation of insurance since 1980, vice chairman 1980-1981, 97-98, 98-99, vice chairman public rels 1981-1984, chairman elect 1984-1985, chairman 1985-1986, senior vice chairman 1989-1990.

Excess surplus lines and reinsurance committee since 1983, vice chairman 1986-1987, chair-elect 1987-1988, chairman 1988-1989. International insurance law committee since 1983. 1988 annual meeting arrangements chairman for Treasury Inflation Protected Securities.

National institute insurer involvency 1986, 89, national institute reinsurance collections and involvency 1988), Boston Bar Association (council 1983-1986. Chairman.corp. counsel committee, 1987, chairman membership committee 1978-1983, subcommittee on American Bar Association model rules of professional conduct 1980-1981. Chairman insurance law committee 1987-1990.

Chairman professional liability insurance committee since 1990. Steering committee corporation business law and finance section 1987-1989. Education committee 1987-1989, 90-91.

Nominating committee 1988. Dinner dance committee 1989, 94. Ethics committee since 1993), Boston College Law School Alumni Association (annual fund committee 1981-1989, council 1983-1987.

Chairman telethon committee 1989-1994. Leadership gifts Executive Committee 1994-1998. Search committee for dean 1993.

Search committee for law school fund director 1993. Nominating committee 1990. Search committee for director of institutional advancement, 1995, Father James Malley award 1996).


Lawrence Lait

A. Sara (Rich) Lait