Rachel A. Zisek
- J.D., 2016, University of Georgia School of Law, cum laude
- B.S., 2012, Georgia Institue of Technology, highest honors
Rachel assists management in every facet of workplace disputes, ranging from wage and hour class and collective actions to allegations of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. She joins the firm from the University of Georgia School of Law, where she served as the Senior Articles Editor of the Journal of Intellectual Property Law, competed in Vienna, Austria and London, England as a member of Moot Court, and supported faculty research in the areas of constitutional law, complex and multi-district litigation, bankruptcy law, and healthcare law. She was one of six members of her graduating class to participate in the school’s competitive Appellate Litigation Clinic, where she drafted appellate briefs and prepared cases for oral argument before the Eleventh and D.C. Circuits. Rachel also gained valuable litigation and compliance exposure through an externship with Judges Ethelyn Simpson and Charles Auslander, III of the State Court of Athens-Clarke County, an in-house internship with an international corporation, and a summer associate position with an insurance defense practice.
Before attending law school, Rachel graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree in International Affairs and Modern Languages (Spanish) with highest honors from the Georgia Institute of Technology. She also studied abroad in Cusco, Perú and was an officer in the Alpha Phi Omega fraternity, a national organization dedicated to community service.
Beyond her work life, Rachel enjoys training for and running half marathons, attending live theatrical productions, and traveling the world.
“Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way: Reconciling Theories of Willful Infringement and Disgorgement Damages in Trademark Law” – Journal of Intellectual Property Law (July 2015)