Rae Koshetz entered private practice after a distinguished career as a prosecutor and an administrative law judge.
Ms. Koshetz served for 14 years as Deputy Commissioner-Trials of the New York Police Department, where she supervised and presided over disciplinary trials of uniformed and civilian members of the NYPD on matters ranging from rules violations to homicides. Prior to that, she was a trial lawyer for the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, Deputy Chief Assistant to the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York, and a Special Assistant Attorney General in the Office of the Special State Anti-Corruption Prosecutor.
Ms. Koshetz was graduated from Connecticut College, where she is an emeritus trustee, and worked as a daily newspaper reporter before earning her law degree from Rutgers University School of Law, where she was a member of the Law Review.
She has served on numerous bar committees, is often quoted as an expert in police disciplinary matters, and has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School, where she conducted a seminar entitled “Law and Police Policy” and taught trial advocacy to second and third year students.