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Rachel Dix Bishop

Rachel Dix Bishop is an attorney based in the Nashville, Tennessee office. 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. Rachel is a member of the firm’s Employment Law Service Group. She serves as a management-side litigator and counselor on a multitude of complex employment law issues.

Rachel’s practice concentrates on litigation involving employment discrimination, harassment, retaliation, disability and medical related claims, wage and hour claims, restrictive covenants, trade secret misappropriation, intellectual property infringement, and general tort and contract claims. She also regularly assists clients with EEO training, employee handbook preparation and updates, wage and hour and employee classification audits, employee discipline and separation procedures, and all varieties of employment and restrictive covenant agreements.

Rachel values being a true partner to her clients, working to understand and anticipate their unique business needs and serving as a general counselor and resource both before and after litigation arises.

Recent News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

DOL Says Extending FFCRA Leave Earns Cos. Tax Credit

by Emily Brill, Law360, January 4, 2021

What Employers Need to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines

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
Tennessee
Firm Leadership

Nashville Office Recruiting Committee, Member

Trademarkology blog, Team Member

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

Memberships
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

Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association, TDLA Rising Star (2021)

Phi Mu, Alumnae

Girl Scouts of America, Lifetime Member

Education
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).

Accolades

Best Lawyers in America®, Ones To Watch, Commercial Litigation; Intellectual Property Law; and Litigation - Labor & Employment (2021-22)

Bishop Best Law Ones Watch2021
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