Rachel L. Schaller

Partner Chicago
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Rachel partners with clients to develop winning strategies, solving employment-related issues while minimizing business disruption and expense. An accomplished litigator, she advises and defends public and private entities concerning a variety of complex employment matters, including class and collective actions, wage and hour violations, discrimination claims, and pattern or practice litigation.

With deep experience conducting internal investigations, Rachel also serves clients by developing innovative approaches to internal and government investigations, and early dispute resolution.

Rachel received her B.A. from the University of Wisconsin and her J.D. from the Chicago-Kent College of Law. She was on the Dean's List for both schools and was the associate editor for the Journal of International and Comparative Law during law school.

Rachel is honored as an Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star 2019 for Employment and Labor Law.


  • Honoree, Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Employment & Labor 

    (2019 - present)

  • "Emerging Lawyers" Honoree, Leading Lawyers

  • Honoree, Best Lawyers® "Ones to Watch" (2021, 2022)

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  • Chicago-Kent College of Law (2011)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (B.A., Political Science and French) (2008)


  • Federal - Northern District of Illinois
  • State - Illinois

Speeches and Publications

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association


Community Involvement

  • Anti-Defamation League


  • Taft Pro Bono Committee