Rachel Colancecco Heinrich is an associate in the Business and Commercial Litigation group at Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. Ms. Heinrich focuses her practice in the area of business litigation and has considerable experience in both state and federal courts throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Over the years, she has assisted her clients in a broad range of commercial matters, including breaches of fiduciary duty, contract, and fraud claims, including litigating claims under the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act and Pennsylvania Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law. Ms. Heinrich also has significant experience litigating construction and real estate disputes, including in areas of foreclosure and creditors’ rights litigation.

Ms. Heinrich has prepared internal compliance procedures for her clients and presented at both law firm seminars and CLE courses regarding the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

During her time in law school, Ms. Heinrich served as the Executive Editor of Notes for the Drexel Law Review and also served as an intern for the Honorable James T. Giles for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Published Decisions:

Zehm v. Morgan Properties, 2017 WL 4876783 (D.N.J. Oct. 27, 2017)

Green v. Morgan Properties, 2017 WL 4171613 (N.J. Super. Ct. App. Div. Sept. 21, 2017)

Lexington Ins. Co. v. 3039 B St. Assocs., Inc., 627 F. App'x 108, 109 (3d Cir. 2015)

Klein v. Gemstone Prop. Grp., LLC, 2015 WL 6473145,(N.J. Super. Ct. App.Div. Oct. 28, 2015)

Articles

“A Flexible Solution to a Knotty Problem: The Best Interests of the Child Standard in Relocation Disputes,” 1 Drexel L. Rev. 573 (2009)

Speaking Engagements

“Staying in Compliance with the FDCPA and Avoiding Pitfalls,” National Business Institute, Advanced Collection Law, December 2015

“Fair Debt Collection Practices Act: Key Issues Currently In The Courts,” Pennsylvania Bar Institute, March 2015