Poyner Spruill Welcomes Education Law Practice Group

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Rachel Pender

t: 919.783.1170

Rachel is a cum laude graduate of Wake Forest University School of Law. She specializes in education law and works with local school boards and public school systems.

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Before earning her J.D., Rachel worked as a social studies teacher at a public high school in Winston-Salem. She also has previous experience as a law clerk for the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina and a judicial extern for the North Carolina Supreme Court. During her time at Wake Forest, Rachel received the Andy Krafsur Award for Advocacy for Underserved Communities.

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Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D., 2020

North Carolina State University, M.A., 2013

North Carolina State University, B.A., 2012

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