Rachel Goddard

Special Counsel

+1 703 456 8086

Rachel C. Goddard's practice consists of general business, corporate, partnership and securities law matters, with a focus on venture capital financing, the formation of private equity funds and the formation and representation of private technology and emerging growth clients in general corporate matters, debt and equity offerings and mergers and acquisitions. Rachel has represented a number of leading venture capital and private equity firms in preferred stock financings, as well as institutional lenders in acquisition financing and mezzanine debt transactions. She has also formed and represented venture capital funds and other private equity partnerships, including fund of funds and small business investment companies.

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  • William & Mary School of Law
    JD, Order of the Coif, 1999

  • University of Notre Dame
    BA, History & Environmental Science
    cum laude, 1996

Admissions & Credentials




  • American Bar Association

  • The Virginia Bar Association

  • Indiana State Bar Association


+1 703 456 8086 office
+1 703 456 8100 fax

Reston Town Center
11951 Freedom Drive
14th Floor
Reston, VA 20190-5640