Partner & Attorney

Rachel V. Brenke

Rachel Brenke is a Texas and Virginia business attorney who works with Connors Law remotely from northern Virginia. She focuses her practice on business law, intellectual property law, and contracts. As a transactional attorney, she has worked with clients to legally set up their businesses and protect their intellectual property. As an MBA and business consultant, her legal advice is often intertwined with business and marketing strategies. She has been a business consultant for ten years and understands the needs and desires of small business owners.

Attorney Highlights

  • Licensed at the Supreme Court of the United States
  • Licensed two states – the Commonwealth of Virginia and the State of Texas
  • Holds a Masters in Business Administration with an emphasis in marketing and leadership
  • Experienced business transactional attorney working with clients in IP, business, contract and other civil disputes.
  • Owns and manages multiple businesses
  • Has assisted thousands of entrepreneurs with business and marketing strategy over the last decade
  • Hostess of a #6 iTunes podcast for entrepreneurs

Bar Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Virginia
  • State of Texas
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia

Education

  • B.A., Criminology, University of Texas Arlington, 2007
  • M.B.A., Marketing, Liberty University, 2009
  • J.D., Liberty University, 2012
  • M.H.S., Children, Family and the Law, 2012

Experience

  • Counsels small business owners on intellectual property protection
  • Counsels start ups on legal issues and has formed business entities
  • Regularly reviews and drafts contracts for small businesses and individuals
  • Regularly performs trademark and copyright searches
  • Regularly publishes educational content of legal matters in various mediums for small business owner
  • Has consulted with creative, retail, and other brick-and-mortar establishments concerning government compliance and general legal liability issues
  • Has consulted with bloggers, authors and other ecommerce entrepreneurs on legal matters concerning legal liability issues and business planning

Publications

  • The Laundry List – A Mother’s Guide to Successfully Balancing a Business and Home
  • Dirty Laundry – A Christian Devotional for Entrepreneurs
  • Multiple children’s books including: SugarSnaps, Tri with Mom, A Photographer’s Night Before Christmas, Life of an Au Pair

Speaking

  • CreativeLive
  • Wedding & Portrait Photography Conference and Expo (WPPI)
  • Professional Photographer’s of America (PPA)
  • Seniors Ignite
  • Creative at Heart
  • Clic
  • Hi on Life
  • The Wedding School