Rachel R. Krause

Partner

  • location icon Atlanta, GA
    1180 Peachtree Street NE
    Atlanta, GA 30309
  • location icon Fort Lauderdale, FL
    110 SE 6th Street
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
  • location icon Tampa, FL
    401 E. Jackson Street
    Tampa, FL 33602

Rachel Krause is a partner in the Atlanta office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Life Health Disability & ERISA Practice. Ms. Krause specializes in litigation and has substantial experience with complex corporate, contract, and injury disputes. She defends employers and insurance companies and their clients in state and federal court and before administrative agencies, in the areas of employment, breach of contracts and restrictive covenants, fiduciary obligations, professional responsibility, and benefits. She is also experienced with FOIA and other Open Records Act compliance issues.

Ms. Krause has spoken and written on various issues, including the effects of social media in the workplace and its value in litigation, as well as other issues affecting employers and insurers. She is a frequent speaker for the International Claims Association and serves on ICA’s Law Committee, as well as the Life, Health, Disability, and ERISA Committee for the Defense Resource Institute.

She is admitted to the State Bars of both Georgia and Florida. Rachel was chosen by the Chief Judge of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit to serve on the Courthouse Accessibility Team, reviewing the accessibility of the Circuit’s facilities and services for people with disabilities. In law school, Ms. Krause was awarded the James C. Estes Moot Court Award and was appointed to the Order of the Barrister.

Professional Presentations

  • “Anatomy of a Fee Award,” 2010 DRI Life, Health, Disability, and ERISA Seminar, co-author and presenter
  • “Closing Arguments in Insurance Cases,” 2010 American Bar Association Tort, Trial, and Insurance Section Annual Committee Meeting
  • “Hot Topics in ERISA Litigation,” DRI 2009 Life, Health, Disability, and ERISA Committee Annual Meeting, co-author
  • Primerus Compendium on Tort Reform, Florida Tort Reform, co-author
  • DRI Life Health & Disability Newsletter, Winter 2007, Network News Case Summary- Regar v. Allstate, 942 So. 2d 969 (2nd DCA 2006)
  • ICA 2007 Update on Wrongful Killing of Insured by Beneficiary, New Hampshire

Admissions

Georgia

Florida

U.S. District Court for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Georgia Court of Appeals

Supreme Court of Georgia

Associations

  • SHRM Atlanta (Society of Human Resource Managers)
    • President, 2012
    • Executive Vice President of Signature Events, 2009-2011
  • State Bar of Georgia, Law-Related Education Committee
    • Young Lawyers Division
    • Executive Committee, 2009-2011
    • Leadership Academy, 2009
    • Chair, Law Related Education Committee
  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • International Claims Association

Awards & Honors

Georgia Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2011

Education

Walter F. George School of Law

Juris Doctor, 2001

Georgia Southern University

Bachelor of Arts, 1996

arrow Back to Attorneys