Rachel Kurzweil is an associate in the Health Care and Life Sciences practice.

Practice & Background

Ms. Kurzweil advises a broad-based group of companies in the health care industry, assisting these clients in matters related to Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, regulatory compliance as well as privacy matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Kurzweil was a Legal Fellow at the AARP Foundation where she conducted legal research and advised attorneys on Medicare, Medicaid, Affordable Care Act, and False Claims Act issues such as coverage, reimbursements, and eligibility. In addition, she has experience analyzing administrative law questions regarding agency action concerning the Administrative Procedure Act with the Department of Health and Human Services.

Ms. Kurzweil received her J.D. from Washington and Lee University School of Law. She served as symposium editor of the Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice. Ms. Kurzweil earned her B.A. from Mount Holyoke College.

Community Involvement

Ms. Kurzweil is involved in the following organizations:

  • Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Women in Government Relations
Licensed to practice in Maryland and Pennsylvania only and under the supervision of the partners of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. Application for admission to the District of Columbia Bar pending.