Rachel S. Pauley

  • Director of Government Programs

Rachel Salem Pauley is an attorney with extensive experience in the public sector. 

Most recently, Pauley served as the director of training and special investigative counsel for the New York State inspector general, where she also ran the internship program. Prior to her employment for the inspector general, Pauley served as confidential assistant for legal matters for the New York State attorney general and was a member of the Public Integrity Bureau. She also clerked for two New York State judges. Pauley began her career as an assistant district attorney in the Domestic Violence Bureau of the Kings County District Attorney’s office. Rachel serves on the New York City Bar’s Criminal Law Committee.

Pauley, a native Washingtonian, graduated from Fordham Law School and was a Stein Scholar in Public Interest Law and Ethics. There, she also received the Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award. She earned a joint Bachelor’s and master’s degree from Columbia University. In 2009, she was named one of Columbia University’s 25 most influential athletic alumnae.