Our Team

Rachael D. Longhofer

Rachael joined Shaffer Lombardo Shurin in September 2018. She brings a diverse perspective after practicing in state and federal government, and at a regional law firm. Most recently, Rachael served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Litigation Division of the Kansas Attorney General’s Office where she successfully defended civil rights cases, employment disputes, and personal injury lawsuits at both the trial and appellate levels in state and federal court.

PRACTICE AREAS
  • Civil and Business Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Construction
  • Employment
  • Civil Rights
BAR ADMISSIONS
  • Kansas
  • U.S. District Court, Kansas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • Missouri (pending)
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
EDUCATION
  • Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D. 2012
  • Kansas State University, B.A. 2009, Cum Laude
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Kansas Women Attorneys Association
SIGNIFICANT ACCOMPLISHMENTS
  • Wake Forest Law Review, Executive Editor
  • Wake Forest Moot Court Board, Member
  • Recipient of the James F. Hoge Memorial Prize for most outstanding student writing published in the Law Review
PUBLICATIONS
  • Rachael A. Doyle, Comment, Obtaining a Declaratory Judgment Under CERCLA: Should the Past Control the Future?, 46 Wake Forest L. Rev. 359 (2011)
PERSONAL
  • Rachael and her husband have one daughter
  • She enjoys exploring Kansas City, volunteering with the Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri, and practicing yoga