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Rachel E. Schechter

Associate Fasken
Jurisdiction British Columbia, 2015
Language(s) English
Office(s) Vancouver
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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, intellectual property, privacy and technology disputes.

Rachel has appeared before all levels of Court in British Columbia and the Federal Court. 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 advice to clients. 

  • Campney & Murphy William R. Mead Memorial Scholarship, University of British Columbia 2012
  • Blake, Cassels & Graydon Prize in Labour Law, University of British Columbia 2012
University of British Columbia Campney & Murphy William R. Mead Memorial Scholarship
University of British Columbia Blake, Cassels & Graydon Prize in Labour Law
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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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