Rachel is a transactional attorney in the firm’s Louisville office. She focuses her practice on mergers and acquisitions, ESOP transactions, and general business services. Rachel regularly represents large international and medium-sized businesses across the country in important commercial transactions. She often coordinates obtaining specialized advice necessary to get deals done efficiently and expertly. Rachel has represented clients in complex deals ranging in value from hundreds of thousands to hundreds of millions of dollars.
Diversity Committee, Member
Maryhurst, Inc., Board of Directors and Corporate Secretary (2012-18)
Rachel joined Stites & Harbison in September 2007 after participating in the firm's summer associate program in 2005 and 2006. During college, Rachel studied Spanish and Latin American literature and culture, which led her to volunteer and study in Mexico, Ecuador, and Spain.
In her spare time, Rachel loves to travel and explore new places with her husband and sons.
The Kentucky Auditor of Public Accounts recently described the current legal framework governing special districts as “a muddled morass of more than 50 chapters of law and more than 1,000 individual statutes (some of which are a century old), bizarre classifications, uncertain responsibilities, confusing mandates and the absence of meaningful tools to compel compliance.”