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Rachel S. Kurth

  • Associate Attorney

Biography

Rachel’s practice focuses on assisting clients in all matters related to contracts and regulatory compliance, from initial negotiations to contractual disputes. She works to find creative but efficient legal solutions for her clients in their respective industries, including maritime businesses, insurance companies, government contractors, and business start-ups. Rachel strives to offer practical legal advice to meet her clients’ needs, whether it be a simple contract review or analysis of a complex regulatory challenge.

Rachel graduated from Mitchell Hamline School of Law, summa cum laude, in 2022. While in law school, she concentrated her studies on practical regulatory and compliance classes, which led her to a Health Law Certificate and Compliance Certificate, as well as a national placement in a Regulatory and Compliance Competition. She held several leadership roles in law school, including serving as a Notes and Comments Editor of Mitchell Hamline Law Review and President of the Health Law Society. Rachel also founded “Par Review,” a female-focused golf organization that allows Rachel to share her passion for golf with other legal professionals.

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 2022

Education

  • Mitchell Hamline School of Law,Saint Paul, MN, United States
    • J.D.
    • Law Review: Mitchell Hamline Law Review, Editor, 2020 – 2022
  • University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, United States
    • B.S. – 2019
    • Major: B.S. in Health Studies; B.A. in Honors
    • Honors: Summa cum laude
    • Fraternities/Sororities: Phi Beta Kappa

Honors & Awards

  • Mitchell Hamline Fellows Program, 2019 to 2022
  • CALI Award in Contracts, Professional Responsibility, and Constitutional Criminal Procedure, 2020 to 2022
  • MSBA Construction Law Contest, First Place Winner, 2022
  • Maryland Health Law Regulatory and Compliance Competition, Second Place, 2022
  • Certificate in Health Law, Certificate in Health Care Compliance, 2022

Associations & Memberships

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • American Health Law Association

Past Employment

  • United States Attorney’s Office, District of Minnesota, Legal Extern, 1/2021 to 5/2021
  • Optum, Legal Intern, 5/2020 to 8/2020

Languages

  • English