Rachel is a partner in TLo’s Tampa office. Her practice encompasses a variety of litigation and appellate matters, with a focus on media law. She has represented national media companies, local and regional newspapers and television stations, book publishers, film producers, reality television programs, artists, universities, and non-profit corporations. Rachel provides her clients daily content-related advice and litigates complex defamation, privacy and other content-related claims. Many of her cases have resulted in published appellate opinions and she has appeared before a number of Florida's District Courts of Appeal, the Florida Supreme Court and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
Rachel has been nominated to serve on the Governing Committee of the American Bar Association’s Forum on Communications Law. She is a past Vice Chair of the American Bar Association’s Section of Individual Rights & Responsibilities First Amendment Committee and former chair of the Media Law Committee of The Florida Bar. She serves on the Board of Friends of Hillsborough County Animal Resources, Inc. and is very active in the animal rescue community. Prior to entering private practice, Rachel was a staff attorney at Capital Collateral Counsel – Northern Region.