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Board Certified by the Florida Bar as an expert in Business Litigation since 2012. Rachael is AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell in Litigation, Commercial Law and Business Law, which is the highest rating an attorney can receive for their professional ethics and legal ability by their peers. Rachael is also listed among Florida’s Super Lawyers.®

Rachael represents businesses and individuals in complex disputes involving contracts, commercial business, property, construction, employment, and corporate matters. Recognized by the Florida Bar as an expert in business litigation, Rachael has handled trials involving construction defects, professional malpractice, employment disputes, negligence, discrimination, real property rights and entitlements, estates and trusts disputes, and injunctive relief. Rachael is responsible for all aspects of trial work from client counseling and pre-suit negotiations to pleadings, discovery, motion practice, witness preparation, mediations, arbitrations, negotiations, trial preparation, jury trials, and appellate work.

She is admitted to practice in Florida, including all state courts and all federal courts, including the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, as well as the Supreme Court of the United States of America.

Rachael has served her profession on a statewide level as a member of the Florida Bar’s Standing Committee for the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure and a member of the Executive Council of the Trial Lawyers Section of the Florida Bar. Rachael currently serves her profession as a member of the Florida Bar’s Business Litigation Certification Committee.

In addition to serving her community as Board Chair for St. Matthew’s House, Inc. (2017-2019), Rachael is also an Allied Attorney with the Alliance Defending Freedom, an organization devoted to defending and advocating for religious liberty, the sanctity of life, and marriage and family. Rachael is one of 1,600 attorneys across the nation trained by some of the nation’s top litigators and constitutional law experts to provide pro bono services for churches and religious organizations for purposes of preserving, defending, and advocating for religious liberty.

Bar Admissions

  • The Florida Bar, 2003
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida


  • University of Florida, B.S., Microbiology & Cell Science, with honors, 1997
  • University of Florida College of Law, J.D., with honors, 2003

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified Business Litigation Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education

Memberships & Service to the Legal Profession

  • Twentieth Judicial Circuit Professionalism Committee, Member
  • American Inns of Court, Michael R. N. McDonnell Section, Board Member
  • Trial Lawyers Section of The Florida Bar, Past Executive Council Member
  • Collier County Bar Association, Past Board Member and Past Chair of the Trial Lawyers Section
  • Collier County Women’s Bar Association, Past President