Rachael Gaudio joined Waller Smith & Palmer in 2016. Rachael began her career in 2015 as a legal fellow for an environmental non-profit organization where she provided legal assistance in matters concerning land use and Clean Water Act violations.
Rachael is a member of Waller Smith & Palmer’s land use practice group, focusing on land conservation issues and planning and zoning. Attorney Gaudio also practices in the fields of administrative law, litigation, municipal law, estate planning and residential real estate.
Attorney Gaudio resides in Old Lyme where she is a steward of conservation land. She also serves on the Old Lyme Conservation Commission.
Rachael loves to travel, immersing herself in the history and culture of the places she visits. In her free time she enjoys tennis, hiking, and kayaking.
- Estate Planning
- Civil Litigation
- Environmental Law
- Administrative Law
- Land Use Law
- Planning and Zoning
- Residential Real Estate
- Social Security
- Employment Law
- Phi Beta Kappa member
- Steward of 80 acres of Nature Conservancy Land in Old Lyme
- Head Notes Editor at Vermont Law Review
- Legal Intern at Rhode Island's Office of the Attorney General in the Environmental Advocacy Unit and Criminal Divisions (2014)
- Member of the Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts Bar
- Member of the New London County Bar Association
- Board Member of Eastern Connecticut Housing Opportunities (ECHO) (2016-present)
- Chairwoman of the Old Lyme Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Commission (January 2018-present)
- University of Rhode Island (Double Major-B.S. in Biological Studies, Summa Cum Laude; B.S. in Wildlife Conservation Biology-Summa Cum Laude
- Vermont Law School (Master of Environmental Law and Policy- Cum Laude); (J.D.- Cum Laude). Admitted to the bar in Rhode Island (2015), Massachusetts (2015), and Connecticut (2016).
- Rhode Island