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Rachel E. Schechter

Associate Fasken
Jurisdiction British Columbia, 2015
Language(s) English
Office(s) Vancouver

Rachel Schechter is a litigation and dispute resolution lawyer in Fasken’s Vancouver office. Rachel has a broad civil litigation practice with a focus on commercial disputes.

Rachel has appeared before all levels of Court in British Columbia, and the Federal Court. Her experience includes commercial claims, business and contract disputes, shareholders and oppression proceedings, intellectual property disputes, defamation claims, complex tort claims, professional negligence, and insurance defence litigation. Rachel has a particular interest in the evolution of law in the digital age, and its application to new technologies and cross-border disputes.

She leverages her in-depth understanding of the Court system, having previously clerked for six justices of the Supreme Court of British Columbia, to provide practical advice to clients. Before joining Fasken, Rachel practiced with a large regional law firm in Vancouver.

  • Blake, Cassels & Graydon Prize in Labour Law, University of British Columbia 2012
  • Campney & Murphy William R. Mead Memorial Scholarship, University of British Columbia 2012
University of British Columbia Blake, Cassels & Graydon Prize in Labour Law
University of British Columbia Campney & Murphy William R. Mead Memorial Scholarship
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  • JD University of British Columbia
  • BA (Honours), Political Science University of Toronto

Community involvement

  • Mentor for Allard Law CBA Student Mentorship Program

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, The Advocates Society
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch
  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member, Vancouver Bar Association


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