by Nnamdi Anozie
A native of Dallas, Texas, Rachel Lindsay comes from a family of trial lawyers, which triggered her passion for the law. Prior to joining the legal profession, Rachel received her B.S. in Sports Management from The University of Texas at Austin, before receiving her J.D. from Marquette University Law School with a concentration in sports law.
Rachel is currently a civil defense litigation attorney at Cooper & Scully, P.C. Rachel represents clients in state and federal court; and her practice focuses on a wide range of areas including: local government law, commercial litigation, tort law, premises liability, and general insurance defense. Rachel has a skill and passion for understanding her clients’ needs and achieving their desired results.
Prior to joining Cooper & Scully, Rachel’s practice focused on sports and criminal law where she worked for the State Public Defender’s Office in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and worked under the Associate General Counsel of the Milwaukee Bucks.
Outside of her legal practice, Rachel is a member of the J.L. Turner Legal Association, American Inns of Court—Patrick E. Higginbotham Chapter, Dallas Bar Association, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, and State Bar of Wisconsin. Rachel is also a volunteer for the Beacon Hill Preparatory Institute, where she tutors high school students in reading, writing, and SAT prep. Additionally, Rachel is actively involved with her church, Concord Church of Dallas.
Rachel is an avid sports fan and enjoys attending sporting events, attending concerts, dancing, exercising, reading, and creative writing.
Most recently, Rachel’s endeavors led her to be selected out of thousands of women to be a part of the 21st Season of The Bachelor. Rachel made history for the television show when she became the first African American woman to receive the coveted First Impression Rose.
Rachel’s passion for the law and community involvement coupled with her dynamic endeavors brand her as a vibrant individual and this month’s one to watch.