Joined the Law Offices of Howard M. File in October 2012 following over two years of experience in public-interest environmental litigation.

Mr. Rafter is a graduate of the University of Chicago, B.A. in 2003 and Brooklyn Law School in 2009 – where he was president of the Environmental Law Society, and a member of Brooklyn Law Students for the Public Interest. He was admitted to the New York Bar in April 2011.

Mr. Rafter resides in Brooklyn, with his wife Pamela, and enjoys fly fishing in his free time.