Rachel (Rae) first joined Tenant Law Group in October 2019 as a Law Clerk and rejoined the firm in July 2021 as an Attorney. She currently dedicates one hundred percent of her practice to helping tenants recover money damages following egregious landlord behavior, and negotiating settlements or taking matters to arbitration, mediation, and trial if needed.
Rae earned her bachelor’s degree from Bryn Mawr College, where she graduated cum laude. She earned her Juris Doctor from the University of California, Davis School of Law (King Hall), where she won the Witkin Award for Academic Excellence and received an Intellectual Property Certificate. While at King Hall, Rae served as the Managing Sections Editor of the Journal of Juvenile Law & Policy, the Above the Line Editor of the Business Law Journal, the Internal Relations Chair of the Black Law Student Association, and the Vice President of the Intellectual Property Law Association.
Prior to joining Tenant Law Group, Rae worked as a summer associate at Coblentz Patch Duffy Bass LLP, where she conducted legal research and drafted memoranda regarding intellectual property, real estate, white collar crime, sports, and campaign finance law matters. She also worked with the California Lawyers for the Arts as an Extern, with the Intertribal Courts of Southern California as a Research Assistant, and the Screen Actors Guild as an Intern.
Rae is also a trained mediator, certified by the Sacramento Mediation Center. A published author, her writings have been published in the Southern Law Journal and Film Matters.
In addition to her native English, Rae has limited working proficiency in Mandarin Chinese, Bahasa Indonesian, and Spanish.