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Office Manager

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Smith | von Schleicher + Associates Offices

Rachel Beattie

Rachel is a perceptive intellect and dedicated advocate. She fashions uniquely creative and scholarly strategies to advance industry interests in ERISA, Life, Health & Disability Insurance, Class Action, and Labor & Employment Litigation.

Rachel is an associate attorney with the Firm. Email

EDUCATION

J.D. 2011, The University of Chicago Law School, Chicago IL
Edwin F. Mandel Legal Aid Clinic
Health Law Society
President 2010-2011
Programming Chair 2009-2010
Peggy Browning Fellow, The Chicago Newspaper Guild, 2010
Research Assistant, Prof. Gregg Bloche 2009

B.A. 2007, Northwestern University, Evanston IL
Political Science & International Studies
Madrid Language & Liberal Arts Program, Madrid, Spain

EXPERIENCE

The James B. Moran Center for Youth Advocacy
University of Chicago Law Fellow, 2011-2012
Illinois State Board of Education, 2011

ADMITTED

Illinois
U.S. Court of Appeals
Seventh Circuit
U.S. District Courts
N.D. Ill.
N.D. Ill. Bankruptcy Court
C.D. Ill.
S.D. Ill.
E.D. Mich.

LEGAL AFFILIATIONS

Defense Research Institute
ERISA, Life, Health & Disability Committee
Appellate Advocacy Committee

ACTIVITIES

School Council Member, 2012-2014
Daniel Boone Elementary School

FOREIGN LANGUAGE

Español