Ellen and Alan Kaplinsky of Elkins Park announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Lynne, to Richard Barry Margolies, son of Robert and Susan Margolies of Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.

    Rachel graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania. She also holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she graduated cum laude, and was a member of the Law Review. Rachel practices corporate law in New York City with Davis & Gilbert LLC.

    Richard, a graduate of Lehigh University, holds a Juris Doctor degree from the New York Law School. Richard is a litigator with the New York law firm Abbey Gardy, LLP.

    Rachel is the granddaughter of Lester and Blossom Kauffman of Cheltenham, and the late Nathan and Bess Kaplinsky. Richard is the grandson of Dorothy Malkin of Margate, Fla., and the late Bernard Malkin; and the late Paula and Harry Margolies.

    The couple is planning a May wedding in Philadelphia.