Rachel S. Dichter

New Jersey

Rachel S. Dichter focuses on commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, financing, loan workouts and restructurings. As former in-house counsel, Rachel routinely advises on various topics, including lease interpretation and landlord-tenant issues. Prior to joining Ballard Spahr, Rachel worked for a nonprofit area agency on aging where she helped protect the interests of elderly citizens who may have been the victims of abuse, neglect, exploitation, or abandonment.

Before becoming an attorney, Rachel worked for two large retail companies where she drafted amendments, resolutions, and consents, formed new entities, created minute books, performed as a lease administrator, and handled other real estate and construction matters.

Professional Highlights

Judicial Clerkships

Hon. J.E. Rafferty, Superior Court of New Jersey, 2010-2011

Speaking Engagements

Co-lecturer, "Understanding PCA and Its Role in the Community," Civil Mental Health Program CLE, First Judicial District of Pennsylvania, Court of Common Pleas, November 2015


"Ethical Considerations in Representing the Elderly," Elder Law of Pennsylvania, Fourth Edition, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2015 (assisted with 2015 update)



Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law-Camden (J.D. 2010)
Nuremberg Editor, 2009-2010, Staff Member, 2008-2009, Rutgers Journal of Law & Religion

Culinary Institute of America (Associate of Occupational Studies 1993, with honors)

Michigan State University (B.A. 1991)


New Jersey


U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey