Rachel A. Yaggi



Rachel Yaggi is a litigator who defends businesses in a wide range of industries, including banking and finance, telecommunications, insurance, retail, and agriculture. She frequently represents clients in disputes involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, bad faith, negligence and fraud.

Insurance & Annuity Companies

In addition to defending insurance and annuity companies in state and federal courts throughout the nation, Rachel is experienced in large-scale tax-remediation settlements, filing interpleader actions, client asset recovery, lapse procedure claims, interpreting regulatory and statutory codes, and advising on day-to-day operational needs.

White Collar Defense & Government Investigations

In white collar cases, Rachel assists clients in responding to grand jury and other government investigations. Her practice has included cases involving false statements, wire fraud, mail fraud, bank fraud and False Claims Act allegations.

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Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin


Notre Dame Law School
J.D. cum laude, Notre Dame Journal of Law Ethics & Public Policy (managing senior editor) (2021)

Michigan State University
B.A. in Political Science Pre-Law, with high honors (2018)

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

Pro bono is a core part of Rachel’s legal work. She is particularly passionate about assisting Afghan refugees in applying for temporary and permanent U.S. resident status.

Professional Associations

Polk County Women Attorneys — Communications Chair

Civic Activities

Girls On the Run of Central Iowa — Coach


  • Faegre Drinker — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2022
Awards Methodology
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