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.
Revocable Trusts: Tennessee
Nashville Office Recruiting Committee, Member
Trademarkology blog, Team Member
S.W.I.F.T. (Stites Women Investing in our Futures Together), Member
Phi Mu, Alumnae
Girl Scouts of America, Lifetime Member
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).
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.
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”).
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.
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!
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).
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.