Rachel Hundley is a Senior Associate in the Municipal and Special District Law Practice Group. She represents government agencies, cities, counties and special districts in all matters affecting local governance and decision-making, from day-to-day operations to long-term policy issues.
Rachel advises clients on matters involving ordinance drafting, code enforcement, public records, open meeting laws, ethics and conflicts of interest, historic preservation, public works, general public finance, elections, strategic planning, policy development and community relations. She has handled issues relating to land use and zoning, economic development, housing, real estate, construction, contracts, constitutional law, and environmental regulatory compliance.
Rachel’s background also includes litigation experience at a small general practice firm serving the greater San Francisco Bay Area as well as in the New York City office of an international commercial litigation firm. Her experience includes client management, developing case strategy, researching and drafting substantive motions and briefs, negotiating settlements, attending court appearances, managing discovery, and handling witness depositions. Rachel’s areas of expertise focused on complex litigation involving breach of contract and financial torts, intellectual property, bankruptcy, tax, and employment issues. She also worked on numerous pro bono matters, including defending a juvenile asylee escaping gang violence in El Salvador before the United States Immigration Court.
Rachel served as a Clerk Extern for Judge Earl Britt, a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina.
- University of North Carolina School of LawJD, 2008
- University of Georgiatriple major summa cum laude and with honors, Political Science (BA), Magazines (ABJ), Speech and Communications (BA), 2005