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Rachael E. Bandeira

Associate Attorney

Professional Bio

Rachael E. Bandeira is an Associate Attorney at Higgins, Hopkins, McLain, & Roswell, LLC who represents corporate and individual clients in construction law, real estate law, and other civil litigation matters.

Ms. Bandeira graduated from Oberlin College with a Bachelor of Arts in History. She then graduated from New England Law | Boston, earning the highly selective Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award upon graduation. While in law school, Ms. Bandeira was a competing member of the Regional Mock Trial Team for two years, earning the award for Best Direct Examination at the Quinnipiac ABA Criminal Justice Advocacy Competition. She also earned the CALI Excellence Award for achievement in trial practice. Prior to joining HHMR, Ms. Bandeira worked in disability, medical malpractice, and general liability insurance defense.

Professional Experience:

Higgins, Hopkins, McLain & Roswell, LLC – Associate
Denver, Colorado
February 2023 – Present
McDermott Law, LLC – Associate
Denver, Colorado
May 2022 – February 2023
Dunn and Dunn – Associate
Boston, Massachusetts
January 2020 – April 2022
Morrison Mahoney – Associate
Boston, Massachusetts
January 2019 – January 2020
Shapiro Law Group – Associate
Woburn, Massachusetts
August 2018 – January 2019

Bar Admissions:

  • State Bar of Massachusetts, 2018
  • State Bar of Colorado, 2022
  • Federal District Court in the State of Colorado, 2022
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, 2022


Juris Doctor, New England Law | Boston, 2018

  • Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award
  • Best Direct Examination, Quinnipiac ABA Criminal Justice Advocacy Competition
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Excellent Achievement in the Study of Trial Practice
  • Dean’s Scholarship
  • Dean’s List
  • New England Scholar, 2015
  • Regional Mock Trial Team: Competing Team Member, 2016-2018
  • Student Bar Association: Elections Chair 2017-2018; Class Representative 2016-2017
  • International Law Society: Human Trafficking Awareness Day Co-Chair 2015-2016
  • Concentration: Intellectual Property

Bachelor of Arts in History, Oberlin College, 2014

  • Varsity Soccer
  • Varsity Lacrosse


  • Rachael E. Bandeira, FIFA: For the Game or For-Profit, NEW ENGLAND LAW REVIEW (Volume 51, 2017)


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