Rachel has over a decade of experience in civil litigation and counseling. She began her career in Chicago at Winston & Strawn LLP, where she worked on a wide range of matters, including antitrust litigation, class actions, securities litigation, employment litigation, contract disputes, and white collar crime. From there, she went on to the law firm of GoodSmith Gregg & Unruh LLP, focusing her practice on disputes involving contracts, business torts, warranties, trade secrets, employment discrimination, and restrictive covenants. In 2019, Rachel moved to Colorado and joined BBG as Of Counsel.
Rachel’s particular area of expertise, and personal passion, is legal writing and research. She has drafted large-scale federal appellate briefs, minor discovery motions, and everything in between. In Chicago, she was an adjunct law professor at Loyola University School of Law, where she taught legal writing, analytical thinking, and research strategies to first-year law students. She has also lectured at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School Management, served as a guest moot court judge at Notre Dame Law School, and volunteered for various educational programs, including the Duke Reader Project and Junior Achievement. Rachel is a member of the Legal Writing Institute and the Association of Academic Support Educators.
Rachel received her Bachelor of Arts from Duke University, and her Juris Doctorate from Notre Dame Law School, where she served on the Executive Board of the Notre Dame Law Review. She is licensed to practice law in Colorado and Illinois.