Rachel   Mech

Contact

Phone: 410.209.6447
Fax: 410.209.6435
Mailing: 300 E. Lombard Street ,
2010 , Baltimore , MD   21202
Linkedin: Rachel Mech

PREVIOUS WORK

Prior to starting her legal career, Rachel was a Division I Scholar Athlete at Georgetown University, where she served as Captain of the Women’s Lacrosse Team and received the William J. Curtin Award for Academic Excellence from the McDonough School of Business. She also earned her Master of Professional Studies degree in Corporate Communications and Public Relations from Georgetown and for many years was an adjunct professor in Georgetown’s School of Continuing Studies. Rachel studied law at King’s College in London, England while working for the Terralex law firm, Reynolds Porter & Chamberlain. She earned her Juris Doctorate from Boston College Law School.

Before joining Offit Kurman, Rachel practiced law for 3 years at another firm local to Baltimore. Before attending law school, Rachel co-founded ProVentures, a Washington, D.C. based sports and entertainment agency which developed marketing and management strategies for professional athletes and Fortune 500 brands.

PRACTICE FOCUS

Rachel represents family and business clients in domestic and international civil litigation. Rachel’s experience includes representing family law clients in state, interstate, and international child abduction cases, and cases involving, divorce, custody, visitation, adoption, child support, domestic violence, and gender or name changes. Her clients also include businesses which she represents in various capacities including contract and property disputes, tort claims, regulatory violations, and cases requiring alternative dispute resolution.  In addition to advocating for her clients, Rachel is a certificated mediator in both general dispute resolution and family law matters.

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Education & Admissions

  • Boston College Law School, J.D. 2015
  • King’s College London, Dickson Poon School of Law , B.C.L.S. 2015
  • Georgetown University, School of Continuing Studies, M.P.S. 2009
  • Georgetown University, McDonough School of Business, B.S.B.A. 2007, magna cum laude
  • District of Columbia, 2017
  • Maryland, 2015
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland

Activities

  • Fit Kids, Inc.: Board of Directors Secretary (2010 – present)
  • Member of the Baltimore County Bar Association
  • Member of The Bar Association of Baltimore City and Family Law Committee
  • Former Adjunct Instructor of Public Relations and Corporate Communications Capstone course at Georgetown University
  • Supporter of the One Love Foundation