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Rachel Dix Bishop

Rachel Dix Bishop

Rachel Dix Bishop is an attorney in the firm’s Nashville, Tennessee office where she currently enjoys a diverse practice that involves both litigation and transactional work. As a creative and enthusiastic problem solver, Rachel is committed to serving the needs of her clients while also facilitating a practical understanding of the law. She is a member of the Employment Law and Intellectual Property service groups. Rachel’s practice concentrates on litigation involving employment discrimination, retaliation, wage and hour claims, restrictive covenants, trade secret misappropriation, intellectual property infringement, and general tort claims.  Rachel also has experience in preparing employee handbooks, various employment agreements, prosecuting trademark and copyright registration applications, and managing clients’ intellectual property portfolios.

Recent Assignments

  • Litigation involving claims of age discrimination
  • Defend against sex discrimination and retaliation litigation
  • Wage and hour litigation
  • Defend multi-national food company in litigation involving claims of disability, race, and FMLA discrimination and retaliation
  • Successfully obtain summary judgment in disability discrimination case
  • Manage clients’ trademark portfolios and enforce intellectual property rights
  • Prosecute patent infringement ligiation
  • Litigation involving trade secrets, restrictive covenants, and unfair competition
  • Prepare numerous employee handbooks for employers of various sizes 
  • Prepare privacy policies and terms of use to comply with new privacy laws, including the GDPR
  • Prepare various employment agreements, including non-disclosure, non-competition, and severance agreements

Recent News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

More Than Stites & Harbison

Rachel joined Stites & Harbison after participating in the firm's summer associate program after her first and second years of law school. She graduated in the top 5% of her class from The University of Tennessee College of Law. Rachel is committed to serving her community through pro bono work and participating in various professional, civic, and social organizations. She is always looking for more ways to get involved with and connect with others in Davidson and Williamson County. Rachel also spends time visiting family in Rutherford and Coffee County, Tennessee and enjoys staying up-to-date with and supporting those communities as well. She loves exploring Nashville, meeting new people, and spending time with family and friends. She has a passion for the outdoors and can often be found exploring Nashville's many parks or enjoying a round of golf with her husband, Chris. She also enjoys travelling and attending sporting events (especially UT football games).

Community Involvement

  • Phi Mu, Alumnae
  • Girl Scouts of America, Lifetime Member