Rachel S. Kurth

Rachel’s practice focuses on assisting clients in all matters related to contracts and regulatory compliance, from initial negotiations to contractual disputes. As an associate attorney, Rachel has a deep understanding of the federal and state regulatory landscapes, having advised clients on a wide range of regulatory issues across various industries, including those faced by federal government contractors, cannabis businesses, marine-related businesses, and other developing businesses. She is committed to staying up to date with the latest regulatory developments and ensuring clients are prepared to navigate and comply with complex regulatory frameworks.

Originally from North Dakota, 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 an editor of the Mitchell Hamline Law Review and President of the Health Law Society. Rachel serves as a Co-Founder of The Dot Twin Cities, a local women’s networking group.

  • Minnesota, 2022
  • District of Minnesota, 2022
  • Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2023
  • Mitchell Hamline School of Law, Saint Paul, MN, United States
    • J.D. 2022, Summa cum laude
    • Mitchell Hamline Law Review, Editor, 2020 – 2022
  • University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, United States
    • B.S. in Health Studies; B.A. in Honors – 2019, Magna cum laude
    • Phi Beta Kappa
  • 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
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • The Dot Twin Cities, Co-Founder, Co-President
  • United States Attorney’s Office, District of Minnesota, Legal Extern, 2021
  • Optum, Legal Intern, 2020
  • English
  • Summary Guide to Minnesota’s New Cannabis Laws, MnCLE
  • From O to HF100: Legal Cannabis comes to Minnesota, Bench + Bar of Minnesota, October 2023.
  • Minnesota Business Disputes Deskbook, Chapter 7, False Statements in a Business Context: Business Defamation, Product Disparagement, and False Advertising (Updated 2023).
  • How FAR can Covid-19 be Claimed as an Excusable Delay for Federal Contractors?, Bench + Bar of Minnesota, October 2022.
  • Sacrificing Individual Recovery for Media Protection—Larson v. Gannett Co., 940 N.W.2d 120 (Minn. 2020), Mitchell Hamline Law Review, Volume 47 Issue 3, 2021.
  • Emerging Themes from the Healthy Food Policy Project’s COVID-19 Food Access Municipal Policy Index, Mitchell Hamline Law Review Amicus Curiae, 2021.