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Rachael Cordover Distefano

Rachael Cordover Distefano was born in Brazil and raised in Agoura Hills, California. Her undergraduate studies were done at the University of California at San Diego where she majored in political science. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1998.

Rachael went on to study law at Loyola Law School where she received First Honors Award for the highest grade in Legal Research and Writing and also served as research editor for the Entertainment Law Review. She received her Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School in June, 2002. Rachael is licensed to practice law in all of the State courts of California. In addition, she has been admitted to practice before the United States District Courts in the Central District.

Rachael has spent her career handling matters in litigation. She has substantial experience in discovery, law and motion and trial preparation. She also has experience with California state civil appeals.

Rachael enjoys endurance sports, with a focus on cycling. She is also an avid skier and spends many family vacations on the slopes.



  • Loyola Law School, Juris Doctor, 2002
  • UCSD, B.A., Political Science 1998



  • California, 2003
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
Rachael Distefano

Rachael C. Distefano

Of Counsel


555 Marin Street, Suite 140

Thousand Oaks, CA