HunterMaclean partner Rachel Young Fields was recently recognized as an “On the Rise” Attorney by the Fulton County Daily Report. An honor received by only 40 attorneys statewide under the age of 40, this award highlights legal professionals who have excelled on both professional and philanthropic platforms.
“Rachel is an outstanding litigator, and her dedication extends into her work with the community,” said Frank Macgill, HunterMaclean’s managing partner. “We are very proud of Rachel’s achievements.”
Fields joined HunterMaclean in 2007 and primarily practices in the areas of business litigation and intellectual property. In addition to handling complex commercial litigation, her expertise is counseling businesses on how to protect and manage their intellectual property, including the process of filing applications for trademarks and copyrights.
Fields is actively involved in the community and currently serves as vice president of the board of directors for the Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity. She also serves on the board of directors of the State Bar Young Lawyers Division.
Graduating with honors from both Winthrop University and the University of Georgia School of Law, Fields has been recognized for her professional and educational achievements. Following graduation she was inducted into the Order of the Coif, limited to students who graduate in the top 10 percent of their class.
Rachel has been recognized by Business in Savannah and Savannah Magazine as a “Generation NEXT” business leader under the age of 40. She has received the distinguished AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest level of professional excellence for attorneys.