Arianna M. Rappy

Law Clerk

Arianna M. Rappy serves as a Law Clerk in Coffey Modica’s New York City office. She is a former Assistant District Attorney at the Queens District Attorney’s Office.


Arianna is a former Assistant District Attorney at the Queens District Attorney’s Office, where she gained valuable experience handling multiple phases of the prosecution. Arianna drew on her forensic psychology background to conduct complex investigations into both misdemeanor and felony cases, evaluate evidence, and work directly with key witnesses.  

While in law school, Arianna interned with a civil litigation defense firm, where she focused on comprehensive insurance-related litigation, and served as a federal civil litigation extern at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York. She also served as a Notes Editor for the Brooklyn Journal of International Law, was a student mediator for the Brooklyn Law Mediation Clinic, co-chaired the Health Law and Policy Association, and volunteered with the Uncontested Divorce Project, where she represented victims of domestic violence.

Arianna is the recipient of the Carswell Merit Scholarship, Deans Merit Scholarship, Brooklyn Law School’s Pro Bono Project Leader Award, and has been published by Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law and the Women’s Rights Law Reporter.


  • New York pending


  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D.
  • John Jay College of Criminal Justice, M.A. Forensic Psychology, magna cum laude
  • University of Maryland, College Park, B.A. Psychology


  • War on Retrogression in Gender Equality: The Implications of Poland’s Systematic Failure to Protect Fundamental Human Rights and the Need for International Intervention, Georgetown Journal Of Gender And The Law
  • Arianna M. Rappy, The Maternal Healthcare Crisis: Expanding the Scope of Postpartum Care and Minimizing the Racial and Ethnic Gap, 43 WOMEN’S RTS. L. REP