Rachel Fields is a partner at HunterMaclean and concentrates her practice in the areas of fiduciary litigation, business litigation, and trusts and estates. Rachel has experience in trust administration, trust disputes, estate administration, will contests, business torts, contractual and commercial disputes, and fraud cases. Rachel also assists trustees, executors, and other fiduciaries with various petitions in court, including petitions for resignation, appointment, discharge, and accounting.
Rachel also practices in the area of intellectual property. Rachel has experience in intellectual property disputes involving copyrights and trademarks. Rachel counsels businesses and individuals on protecting and managing their intellectual property, including filing trademark and copyright applications.
Rachel is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and is admitted to practice in all courts of Georgia; the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Georgia; the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals; and the U.S. Supreme Court. She is a member of the American Bar Association and the Savannah Bar Association. Rachel is a member of the Fiduciary Law, General Practice & Trial Law, and Appellate Practice Sections of the State Bar of Georgia. Rachel serves on the State Bar of Georgia Bench and Bar Committee. Rachel is also a past member of the State Bar of Georgia Young Lawyers Division board of directors and served for two years as co-chair of the State Bar of Georgia Young Lawyers Division Leadership Academy. She is also a member of the Savannah Estate Planning Council and is an adjunct professor of Wills, Trusts, and Estates at the Savannah Law School.
Rachel is actively involved with her community and nonprofit organizations. She serves as a member of the board of directors of the Savannah Book Festival and the Savannah Philharmonic. She previously served as a board member and president of the Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity.
Rachel is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized by the Fulton County Daily Report as a “40 under 40” On the Rise Attorney and as one of the GenerationNEXT: Savannah’s Rising Stars of Business. She has been recognized as a Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2010 and 2016-2019. Rachel was also named a 2018 Legal Elite by Georgia Trend Magazine.
Rachel is a graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law, where she earned her J.D. with magna cum laude honors. She is a member of the Order of the Coif. While at the University of Georgia, she was on the Georgia Journal of Intellectual Property Law. In 2001, Rachel received her B.A. in Political Science and Theatre from Winthrop University, where she graduated cum laude.
- Kersey v. Williamson, 284 Ga. 660 (2008)
- Chatham County Board of Tax Assessors v. Bock, 299 Ga. App. 257 (2009)
- Nalley v. Langdale, 319 Ga. App. 354 (2012)
- Wang v. Liu, 292 Ga. 568 (2013)
- Wylie v. Denton, 323 Ga. App. 161 (2013)
- Brannies v. Internet ROI, Inc., 2015 WL 1137803 (S.D. Ga. Mar. 13, 2015)