As a member of the Financial Services Litigation Practice Group, Rachel specializes in defending financial institutions from alleged violations of state and federal consumer protection laws at both the trial and appellate levels.
Rachel represents financial institutions such as banks, mortgage lenders, credit card companies, auto finance companies and debt buyers/collectors in consumer lawsuits filed under various state and federal laws, including the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the Truth-in-Lending Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act. Rachel’s experience includes defending class actions and compelling claims to arbitration. She has also obtained successful outcomes on behalf of clients at the appellate level in both state and federal court. Rachel is licensed in Alabama, Georgia, Virginia, and Illinois, and routinely handles cases in those jurisdictions and throughout the country for her clients.
Prior to joining Burr & Forman, she served as a Judicial Clerk for The Honorable Sharon L. Blackburn at the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama.