Rachael N. Flanagan is a Staff Attorney at Cohen Milstein and a member of the firm’s Complex Tort Litigation practice group. In this role, she handles discovery and evidentiary-related aspects of litigation, depositions, and pre-trial hearings.

Prior to joining Cohen Milstein, Ms. Flanagan was an associate at a highly regarded medical malpractice and personal injury law firm in Florida.

Ms. Flanagan is currently working on the following high profile litigation:

  • Aldrich v. Comprehensive Wellness Center, LLC (15th Jud. Cir., Fla.): On June 16, 2021, Cohen Milstein filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Comprehensive Wellness Center, LLC, a residential drug rehabilitation facility, and West Palm Hotels, LLC d/b/a Super 8 - Lantana for negligence related to the care and ultimate death of a drug treatment resident seeking care to address substance abuse.

Ms. Flanagan proudly serves the legal and local community as a member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association’s Lawyers for Literacy Committee and a board member of the Florida Justice Association’s Women’s Caucus. She is also a member of the local chapters of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers (FAWL), and National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). 

Ms. Flanagan earned her B.S. at East Tennessee State University. She earned her J.D., magna cum laude, at Barry University, Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law, where she graduated in the top 10% of her class and was also the managing editor of Barry Law Review.

Before pursuing a career as a lawyer, Ms. Flanagan was a paralegal for over a decade, working almost exclusively in the areas of medical malpractice, managed care abuse, products liability, mass torts, and class action litigation. During that time, she worked for several years at Leopold Law, which merged with Cohen Milstein in 2015.

  • Member, Lawyers for Literacy Committee, Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers (FAWL), Palm Beach County 
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)