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Rachel E. Schechter

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


Rachel Schechter is a privacy, intellectual property, and cybersecurity dispute resolution lawyer in Fasken’s Vancouver office. Rachel has a broad technology-focused practice, with an emphasis on commercial, privacy, trademarks, and cybersecurity matters and related disputes. Rachel was recognized in the 2022 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for her work in commercial litigation.

Rachel has appeared before all levels of Court in British Columbia and the Federal Court and represented clients in matters before the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner. Her experience includes commercial and contract claims, shareholders disputes and oppression proceedings, intellectual property disputes, privacy breach and cybersecurity litigation, defamation claims, complex tort claims, professional negligence and insurance defence litigation. Rachel also has experience helping clients with domain name disputes and enforcement of their underlying trademark rights.

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 at the Supreme Court of British Columbia, to provide practical and strategic risk management advice to clients. 


  • Recognized as Ones to Watch in Corporate and Commercial Litigation in Vancouver, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2022
  • Campney & Murphy William R. Mead Memorial Scholarship, University of British Columbia 2012
  • Blake, Cassels & Graydon Prize in Labour Law, University of British Columbia 2012

Client Work

Date Client

Career & Education


  • JD University of British Columbia
  • BA (Honours), Political Science University of Toronto

Community involvement

  • Mentor for Allard Law CBA Student Mentorship Program
  • Member of the CBABC Women Lawyers Forum Mentoring Committee

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, The Advocates Society
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch
  • Member, Intellectual Property Institute of Canada
  • Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member, Vancouver Bar Association
  • Member at Large, CBABC Women Lawyers Forum Executive 


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