Rachel M. Anderson is an associate attorney with Strauss Massey Dinneen LLC. Her practice focuses on insurance coverage/bad faith, insurance defense and general casualty litigation.
Rachel was born and raised in Metairie, Louisiana. After graduating from Mount Carmel Academy, she attended Louisiana State University where she graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in both Political Science and Sociology with a concentration in Criminology. Rachel went on to receive her Juris Doctorate and a Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law from Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University in 2019. While at LSU Law, Rachel was an active member of the Board of Advocates furthering the promotion and development of oral and written persuasive advocacy skills. She competed in the Robert Lee Tullis Moot Court Competition where she was recognized as a Top Oralist. In addition, Rachel served as an LSU Law Ambassador, was a member of the Public Interest Law Society, and participated every year in the annual Barristers’ Bowl raising money and awareness for various charities. She was a recipient of the Chancellor’s Scholarship and received the CALI Award of Excellence for the highest grade in Legal Research & Writing I. She also externed with the Family Court of East Baton Rouge under Judge Pamela Baker. Rachel was honored as a Dean’s Scholar every semester and graduated cum laude in the top 25% of her class.
Rachel is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and is admitted to practice in all Louisiana state courts. Rachel is also admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana.
- LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D./D.C.L., cum laude, 2019
- Louisiana State University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2015
Bar and Court Admissions
- United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana
- United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Professional and Community Affiliations
- Louisiana State Bar Association
- The Pro Bono Project – New Orleans