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 News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

Information You Need on the COVID-19 Coronavirus

Revocable Trusts: Tennessee

Thomson Reuters Practical Law Q&A, November 20, 2017

Federal Judge Strikes Down Obama Administration Overtime Rule

New I-9 Form Takes Effect September 18, 2017

Recent Assignments
Bar Admissions
Firm Leadership

Nashville Office Recruiting Committee, Member

Trademarkology blog, Team Member

S.W.I.F.T. (Stites Women Investing in our Futures Together), Member

American Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Nashville Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
Lawyers Association for Women
Defense Research Institute, Young Lawyer Member
Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM)
Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association
Community Involvement

Phi Mu, Alumnae

Girl Scouts of America, Lifetime Member

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).

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Client Alerts

Information You Need on the COVID-19 Coronavirus

Stites & Harbison has assembled a Coronavirus Response Team which consists of a cross-disciplinary task force of attorneys and critical staff members to ensure our firm remains “On the Job” for you. Updated 08/03/20

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC July 30, 2020

WEBINAR: COVID-19 and Your Business — What You Need to Know

Stites & Harbison, PLLC recently presented a webinar covering the various impacts of COVID-19 on businesses. You can review the webinar at any time utilizing the link above.

by Brian A. Cromer, Allyson True Cook, S. Kelly Gilliam, Jamie F. Little, Shannon Antle Hamilton, Rebecca A. Weis, Rachel Dix Bishop, and William M. Joseph (Bill) April 14, 2020

COVID-19 and Your Business — What You Need to Know

Date: 4/7/20
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.


Please join us for a WEBINAR discussing the impacts of COVID-19 on your business. You can join the webinar at any time and attend whichever presentation(s) that are of interest to you.

Brian A. Cromer, Allyson True Cook, S. Kelly Gilliam, Jamie F. Little, Shannon Antle Hamilton, Rebecca A. Weis, Rachel Dix Bishop, and William M. Joseph (Bill) April 03, 2020
Client Alerts

Department of Labor to Employers: You Must Notify Your Employees of New Paid Leave Laws by April 1, 2020

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act, effective April 1, 2020, requires certain public employers and private employers with fewer than 500 employees to provide E-FMLA and Emergency Paid Sick Leave to eligible employees. Employers must notify current employees of these benefits by circulating the official Notice of Employee Rights published by the Department of Labor.

by Rebecca A. Weis and Rachel Dix Bishop March 26, 2020
Client Alerts

Do You Have a Fever: Preparing for a Pandemic Without Violating the Americans with Disabilities Act

Employers are now dealing with the very real possibility of a coronavirus pandemic in the United States. When an “epidemic” becomes global, it becomes a “pandemic.” Employers need to develop plans now for effectively responding to employee concerns in the event of a pandemic.

by Shannon Antle Hamilton, Rachel Dix Bishop, and Calesia Henson March 09, 2020
Client Alerts

Tennessee Supreme Court Upholds $750,000 Statutory Cap on Non-Economic Damages in Civil Cases

The Tennessee Supreme Court, in an opinion published February 26, 2020, upheld Tennessee’s statutory cap on noneconomic damages in civil cases, codified at Tenn. Code Ann. § 29-39-102, which generally limits noneconomic damages, including pain and suffering, permanent injury, and loss of enjoyment of life, to $750,000.

by Lauren Paxton Roberts, J. Anne Tipps, and Rachel Dix Bishop March 04, 2020
Client Alerts

The Final Countdown: Ten Days Until the EEO-1 Component 2 Pay Data Deadline

This is a reminder to covered employers that the September 30, 2019, deadline for filing the EEO-1 Component 2 Data is just 10 days away.

by Shannon Antle Hamilton and Rachel Dix Bishop September 20, 2019
Client Alerts

Employee Race, Ethnicity, and Gender Data Due to EEOC by May 31, 2019; Employee Pay Data Due by September 30, 2019

Employers with 100 or more employees, and federal contractors who have 50 or more workers and contracts worth $50,000 or more, have until May 31, 2019 to provide the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) data regarding the number of employees they have by job category, race, ethnicity, and gender for the 2018 calendar year (“Component 1 data”).

by Shannon Antle Hamilton and Rachel Dix Bishop May 01, 2019
Client Alerts

DOL's New Overtime Rule Sets FLSA Exemption Threshold at $35,308 Annual Salary

On March 7, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor unveiled its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”) recommending a scaled-back compromise to a controversial 2016 Obama-era overtime rule.

by Rachel Dix Bishop, Shannon Antle Hamilton, and Rebecca A. Weis March 08, 2019

Building Brands - LÄRABAR

Trademarks are everywhere! From the Delta® faucet you use every day, to your favorite Starbucks® treat, and even your favorite G2® ink pen at work (I mean – is there any other acceptable pen?!). Everyone encounters hundreds, if not thousands, of trademarks each and every day!

by Rachel Dix Bishop September 04, 2018

The Golden Knights are one step closer to securing the Stanley Cup and Federal Trademark Registration

This hockey season, the Las Vegas Golden Knights have been fighting to establish their name in the National Hockey League . . . and with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

by Rachel Dix Bishop June 01, 2018

A Tradition Unlike Any Other® - The Masters® at Augusta National®

Hi everyone! You're favorite Trademarkologist-in-training is back! I apologize for not blogging last month but my husband, Chris, and I were at the 2018 Masters Tournament® in Augusta, Georgia! If that's not a "get-out-of-work-free card"...
by Rachel Dix Bishop May 07, 2018

The Fight Over the "Golden Knights"

Since becoming a Nashvillian a little over a year ago, I've fallen in love with a new sport: hockey. Hockey fever is infectious and its contraction was almost unavoidable as the Nashville Predators made it all the way to the Stanley Cup Final for the 2016-2017 season.

by Rachel Dix Bishop January 30, 2018
Client Alerts

Trump Administration Postpones Revised Form EEO-1 Pay Reporting Requirements

According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”), the White House Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) has delayed the effective date of the revised Form EEO-1 and initiated a review to determine the appropriateness...
by Rachel Dix Bishop and Shannon Antle Hamilton September 15, 2017
Client Alerts

Federal Judge Strikes Down Obama Administration Overtime Rule

On Thursday, August 31, 2017, a federal judge struck down the Obama administration’s controversial rule that would have expanded overtime eligibility to more than 4 million U.S. workers. The rule, which was challenged by 2...
by Rachel Dix Bishop and Shannon Antle Hamilton September 01, 2017
Client Alerts

New I-9 Form Takes Effect September 18, 2017

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) has issued a new version of the Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9 that employers must begin using no later than September 18, 2017. Employers may begin using the...
by Rachel Dix Bishop and Shannon Antle Hamilton September 01, 2017

The Beyhive® is buzzing . . . about Trademarks!?

Beyoncé, also referred to as "Queen Bey", has cultivated and inspired arguably the largest and most influential fan group in the world, known as the "Beyhive". Beyoncé's devoted legion of fans have become well-known for...
by Rachel Dix Bishop August 21, 2017
Press Releases

Stites & Harbison Welcomes Rachel Dix Bishop

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC welcomes attorney Rachel Dix Bishop to the Nashville, Tenn. office. Bishop enjoys a diverse practice of both litigation and transactional work. As a creative and enthusiastic problem solver, she is...
by Stites & Harbison PLLC May 04, 2017

The Brawny Woman #StrengthHasNoGender

Greetings from Stites' newest member of the Trademarkology family! My name is Rachel and I am so honored to be making my debut as a guest blogger on Trademarkology this week! I work in our...
by Rachel Dix Bishop March 30, 2017