Rachel EmensRachel Emens

Ms. Emens represents employees in employment law matters. Ms. Emens completed the evening program at Seattle University School of Law while working full-time at one of Seattle’s premier employment defense firms. She also served as President of the Labor & Employment Law Association, was managing editor of a law journal, and participated in moot court and alternative dispute resolution competitions. In recognition of her commitment to labor and employment law, Ms. Emens was a recipient of the Mary Ellen Krug Scholarship, awarded by the King County Bar Association Labor & Employment Section. Ms. Emens also is a longtime volunteer at FareStart, a job training and placement program for homeless and disadvantaged individuals.

Areas of Practice:

  • Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Class Actions


  • Seattle University School of Law (J.D., 2014)
    • cum laude
    • National Order of Scribes
  • Seattle Pacific University (B.A., Political Science and Communication, 2007)
    • magna cum laude
    • Presidential Scholar Award

Published Works:

  • Rachel Emens, The Not-So-Endless Ocean: How the Cost of Convenience is Closing in on Us, 4 Seattle J. Envtl. L. 131 (2014).

Professional Associations & Activities:

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Washington Employment Lawyers Association
  • Washington Women Lawyers
  • King County Bar Association
  • Snohomish County Bar Association
  • American Constitution Society for Law and Policy
  • Pacific Coast Labor & Employment Law Conference Planning Committee

Bar Admissions:

  • Washington