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Rachel Spiker is an associate in Ice Miller’s Litigation and Data Security & Privacy Practice Groups. Rachel is a Certified Information Privacy Professional U.S. Private-Sector (CIPP/US). She is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) and the Health Information Technology Practice Group within AHLA. While in the Data Security and Privacy Group at Ice Miller, Rachel has assisted in the response to a significant data security incident. Rachel’s work has involved analysis of laws among all 50 states and three U.S. territories, analysis of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) impact on information sharing with law enforcement, “risk of harm” analysis for many states, and advising on FINRA obligations and regulations relating to security incidents, among other activities.

Before joining Ice Miller, Rachel served as a legal fellow for a national bank, where she assisted with drafting and updating contracts, managed claims in conjunction with outside counsel, conducted document review and worked with compliance on evaluating risk and creating compliance plans for a variety of regulatory requirements.

Rachel clerked for a Columbus firm specializing in business-related law. In this role, she drafted documents and researched legal issues across a variety of practice areas. Rachel also served as a clerk for the Felony Division of the Cuyahoga County Public Defender’s Office. She wrote and filed motions, assisted with client intake and client-relation management and researched legal issues related to trial and plea agreement negotiations and cases on appeal.

In addition, Rachel served as a research assistant for The Ohio State’s Dispute Resolution Divided Community Project where she researched a variety of mediation issues and prepared presentation materials. She was also a legal intern for the contracts team in The Ohio State’s Technology Commercialization Office. In this role, she reviewed sponsored research agreements and detailed encumbrances on technology and licensing agreements.

Rachel received her juris doctor from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in 2017. She held various leadership roles on the Moot Court Governing Board, including 1L moot court clerk, justice of philanthropy and member engagement and justice of appellate advocacy. In 2017, she was a national semi-finalist on the Corporate Law Moot Court Travel Team. In addition, Rachel acted as staff editor, and later chief managing editor, of the Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law.

In 2014, Rachel received her Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, in psychology with minors in legal studies and leadership studies from Baldwin Wallace University.

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