Rachel graduated from Cumberland School of Law in May 2021. She had an impressive law school career, graduating in the top 25% of her class. During law school, Rachel was invited to participate in the write on process for the American Journal of Trial Advocacy because of her strong academic performance her first year of law school. She successfully completed the write on process and was selected as a member for her strong writing skills. At the end of her first year, Rachel was selected from a highly competitive pool of candidates to clerk for the Honorable Judge Bowdre, then Chief Judge of the Northern District of Alabama. Rachel also was awarded the Scholar of Merit award for her Criminal Procedure course. The Scholar of Merit award is awarded to the student with the highest grade in the course. Before joining Gathings Law as a clerk, Rachel clerked with several well-known law firms gaining experience in a wide range of practice areas from family law to securities law to personal injury.
Rachel will be joining Gathings Law as an associate this Fall after the bar exam.
We are very excited to have Rachel join us. Please help us in welcoming Rachel to the Gathings Law team!