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).
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.