J.D., Harvard; B.A., Columbia
Rachel Krol is a Lecturer on Law and Clinical Instructor at the Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program at Harvard Law School. Her teaching, research, and advisory work focuses on negotiation, conflict resolution, dispute systems design, facilitation, and mediation. At Harvard, she teaches the Negotiation Workshop course and instructs clinical students in the theory and practice of dispute resolution as she supervises their work helping client organizations build their capacity for effective conflict management. Prior to joining the HLS faculty, Rachel taught negotiation and conflict resolution at institutions around the world, including The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Law School, Vienna University of Economics and Business, and Harvard Law School’s executive education programs. She has designed and delivered targeted programs on the fundamentals of negotiation for a variety of clients, including family business owners at the Cambridge Institute for Family Enterprise, Israeli and Palestinian participants in the Seeds of Peace program, and students and teachers in all-girls schools across the Northeastern U.S. Rachel practiced law with the firms Drinker, Biddle & Reath LLP and Ahmad Zaffarese LLC in Philadelphia, where she advised clients on matters related to mergers and acquisitions, securities regulation, corporate finance, and civil litigation. Rachel earned her J.D. from Harvard Law School and her B.A. from Columbia University.