Rachel B. Saimons
Associate

1420 Fifth Avenue Suite 3700, Seattle, WA USA 98101

Overview

Rachel Saimons focuses her practice on Native American Affairs. Ms. Saimons has represented tribes and tribal entities in litigation before state and federal courts in a variety of matters, including employment disputes, water issues, defending tribes and tribal officials against allegations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), and disputes with municipalities. She has also advised tribes on treaty-rights issues and compliance with state and local laws.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Saimons was employed by a small general practice firm, where her work included representing employers in labor and employment litigation, environmental and land use litigation, zoning and permitting issues, and criminal prosecution.

During law school, Ms. Saimons served as Managing Editor of the Washington Journal of Environmental Law & Policy. She also served as an extern for the Labor & Employment Division of the Seattle City Attorney’s Office and as a summer intern in the Flagstaff, Arizona office of DNA People’s Legal Services, a nonprofit legal aid organization that provides free civil legal assistance, advice and representation in U.S. and tribal courts.

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Saimons worked as a Project Coordinator for a consulting firm specializing in construction defects.

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Education

University of Washington School of Law, J.D. (2013)

Western Washington University, B.A., Sociology, Minor in French (2008)

Admissions

Washington (2013)

Court Admissions

Washington State Courts

U.S. District Court - Western District of Washington

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Professional & Community Activities

Volunteer Attorney and Development Committee Member, Disability Rights Washington

Past Trustee, Washington State Bar Association Indian Law Section (2015-2018)

p>Past Board Member, Purrfect Pals

Past Board Member, Yakima Humane Society

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