Rachel practices personal injury law and is dedicated to helping clients who are harmed by the carelessness of others. She knows that bad things happen to good people, and believes that all injured persons have a right to quality legal services.
Rachel is compassionate and supportive with her clients and will take the time to make sure they understand the steps of the claims and litigation process so that they can make informed decisions that affect their rights. She understands that though the legal work can be complex, it is important that she walk with the client through the process so that they are comfortable and aware. Rachel is experienced with representing clients who have suffered brain and spinal cord injuries, serious burns, and medical mistakes. She has experience in a wide range of cases including car and truck collisions, dog bites, products liability, premises liability cases such as construction defects and slip hazards, electrocution, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and insurance matters such as no-fault, underinsured and uninsured motorist coverage.
Rachel is noted at the firm for her diligence, hard work, and top-notch legal research and writing skills. She understands the life-changing nature of undeserved injuries and works to improve the lives of her clients. Rachel serves as a no-fault arbitrator and is certified with the American Arbitration Association. She has repeatedly been named a Rising Star by Minnesota Super Lawyers as well as a Top Women Attorneys in Minnesota by Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine. As a result of Rachel’s success at trial or through arbitration and direct negotiation, she has recovered millions of dollars in compensation for her clients.
Born and raised in southeastern Minnesota, Rachel is proud to devote her legal career to protecting the rights of injured persons in her home state.
2012 U.S. District Court (MN)
J.D. 2010, University of Minnesota
B.A. 2002, University of Montana
Rachel’s Notable Cases
66-year-old Woman Killed in St. Paul School Bus Crash
Doctor Misdiagnoses Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Boy Sustains Permanent Injury
OB-GYN Fails to Diagnose Pre-Eclampsia, Mother Dies
Truck Driver Injured by Negligent Crane Operator
Car Crash Settlement
Elderly Woman Injured on Escalator
Mistaken Driver Identity Leads to False Criminal Charges
Icey Fall Leads to Complex Ankle Fracture
Corrected Police Report Helped Prove Insurance Company Should Pay for Ankle Fracture
Negligently Constructed Outdoor Stairway at Dog Grooming Shop Causes Fall
Rachel’s Honors and Awards