Rachel Dooley

Rachel Dooley

Professional Staff Chief Innovation Officer
Rachel Dooley

Rachel Dooley serves as Goodwin’s Chief Innovation Officer where she leads a multi-disciplinary team and collaborates with the firm’s lawyers, clients and global operations team members to nurture Goodwin’s culture of innovation and to identify and deliver bespoke legal products and services. She focuses on continuous improvement in people, processes, business intelligence and technology - including artificial intelligence and data - at the firm. Ms. Dooley cultivates Goodwin’s mission of merging the practice of law with the business of law when serving clients and developing relationships.

Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Dooley served as the Global Managing Counsel of McKinsey Digital, a McKinsey & Company growth platform. She founded and led McKinsey Legal Lab, a first-of-its-kind innovation incubator and accelerator for a global in-house legal department. She also co-founded McKinsey Digital’s Center of Risk Excellence, which focuses on agile risk management in technology. Previously, Ms. Dooley was an associate at Willkie Farr & Gallagher and Kenyon & Kenyon. She also is the founder and sole creative director for fashion accessories brand GEMMA REDUX.

Professional Activities

Ms. Dooley sits on the Board of Directors for the Quantum Strategy Institute, a think tank whose mission is to align the potential of quantum technologies with the reality of business demands.


Ms. Dooley was invited for membership in the Council of Fashion Designers of America for her fashion jewelry collections show in New York, Milan and Paris.

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J.D., 2005
Fordham University, School of Law

(Dean's List)

B.S.E., Mechanical Engineering, 2002
University of Michigan

(cum laude, Pi Tau Sigma)



New York
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