Rachael is an accomplished litigator who concentrates her practice in the area of IP litigation, and has experience representing clients in a variety of cases involving patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret claims. She also has experience in complex business litigation, and has litigated cases involving contract, shareholder, and non-compete disputes.
In addition to her substantial trial experience in state and federal court, Rachael has extensive appellate experience, in both Ohio and federal appellate courts. Prior to beginning her litigation practice, Rachael clerked for the Ohio Court of Appeals for the Second Appellate District. She has participated in arbitrations through the American Arbitration Association and the dispute resolution forums of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the American Health Lawyers Association.
By leveraging an aggressive, yet practical approach, Rachael has worked with clients in a wide range of industries, including medical, financial, and technology companies. Using her experience and dedication to learning her clients’ goals and objectives, Rachael guides clients to efficient resolutions that keep their businesses moving forward. Additionally, drawing on her substantial experience in trade secret litigation, Rachael counsels clients on how to identify and protect their trade secrets before they find themselves in litigation.
(B.A., cum laude, 1998)
Order of the Coif; Publications Editor, University of Cincinnati Law Review
World Intellectual Property Review, Influential Women in IP 2020, “Friends in D&I Places”