Attorney Rachel Snyder Good* draws on her 11 years of legislative experience, as well as her understanding of health law and legal background, to help health care organizations create better health outcomes and modernize the health care industry.
A trusted counselor, Rachel provides advice to clients on a wide range of health care matters, with an emphasis on strategy, regulatory, and compliance issues. Clients value her in-depth knowledge of federal health care policy and regulatory issues, her strategic and creative thinking, and her ability to navigate them through the complex health care regulatory system in order to advance the coverage of new health care technologies. Rachel has a particular interest in new offerings such as telehealth, digital health, artificial intelligence, and femtech.
In addition to guiding health care and life sciences clients through complex health regulatory and compliance challenges, Rachel partners with employers to proactively improve accessibility through compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Employers view her as a business ally who understands their unique needs, anticipates problems, and provides effective solutions.
Before joining Epstein Becker Green, Rachel served as Senior Health Advisor to Steny H. Hoyer during his tenure as the Majority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives. Congressman Hoyer shepherded both the ADA and the ADA Amendments Act through Congress as the House sponsor of the ADA. Rachel served as the lead advisor in his office, partnering with industry leaders and disability advocates in connection with the implementation of the ADA by federal agencies and the courts in the decades since the law’s passage. She also played a key role in collaborating with and mediating between House committees of jurisdiction, House and Senate committees of jurisdiction, and Congress and the White House to ensure the passage of such crucial legislation as the No Surprises Act and the Inflation Reduction Act, as well as bills to address the COVID-19 pandemic, the mental health crisis, and the opioid epidemic.
In addition to her time in Majority Leader Hoyer’s office, Rachel served as a Congressional Affairs Intern in the Office of Legislation at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), where she supported the work of addressing congressional inquiries to the FDA. She also served as a Legislative Aide to U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski of Maryland. Earlier in her career, Rachel was a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Charles J. Peters of the Baltimore City Circuit Court and the Honorable Ellen L. Hollander of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.
*Admitted in Maryland; admission pending in the District of Columbia.