Rachel Thomas began her legal career in the Nashville District Attorney’s Office, where she had sole responsibility for handling approximately 16,000 criminal cases. During her five years in the District Attorney’s Office, Rachel managed a large case load, including murder, rape, domestic violence, drug conspiracy, violent robbery, kidnapping, and carjacking cases. She served as lead counsel in many jury and non-jury trials. This wealth of courtroom experience serves as the basis for Rachel’s confidence in any Middle Tennessee courtroom.
Rachel’s civil litigation background is also diverse, as she practiced at one of Nashville’s leading commercial litigation law firms. During these years of practice, she worked on securities fraud class action cases and other commercial disputes, including a wide variety of contract disputes involving physician practice agreements, non-compete and non-disparagement employment agreements, joint venture agreements involving the corrections system and technology industry, and music industry disputes involving concert tours and song production.
She opened the Law Office of Rachel Thomas in order to combine her courtroom and business experience into a predominately family law practice. Family law has become Rachel’s primary area of practice and expertise, and she plans to spend the duration of her legal career as a family law practitioner.