Rachel joined Foster Townsend LLP as an associate in 2018 following the completion of her articles with an insurance defence firm. Rachel studied law at Queen’s University, earning her Juris Doctor degree in 2017. She also completed a Master of Arts in English at Western University and obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts (with distinction) prior to law school. Rachel was called to the Ontario Bar in 2018.
Rachel has strong litigation skills and is adept at analyzing a case from multiple perspectives, having volunteered her time assisting judges in the Ontario and Superior Court as a summer student. While in law school Rachel volunteered with Queen’s Law Journal and advocated for her clients at Queen’s Legal Aid as a student caseworker.
Rachel values community involvement; she acted as Events Chair for the Queen’s Law Cancer Society and provided risk management solutions for a charitable organization during her articles. Outside of the office, Rachel enjoys spending time with her family and friends or a good book. She is also an avid skier, hiker and snowshoer.