Rachel Shelbourne Fleeson

Rachel Shelbourne Fleeson

Northern Virginia

Email rachel.fleeson@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +1 703 610 6185

Fax +1 703 610 6200

Practice groupIntellectual Property, Media, and Technology

Rachel Shelbourne Fleeson is dedicated to helping clients protect and commercialize their intellectual property assets in order to achieve business goals.

Rachel combines her sharp attention to detail and passion for intellectual property law to advise clients on the legal issues of developing, acquiring, and commercializing intellectual property. She provides guidance on complex commercial transactions and helps clients formulate intellectual property protection strategies in industries including consumer goods, life sciences, technology, and education.

In law school, Rachel served as an articles editor for The George Washington Law Review and interned with a financial services advocacy group.

Prior to law school, she worked at another leading law firm and in the United States Senate.

Education and admissions


J.D., The George Washington University Law School, with honors, 2018

B.A., Furman University, cum laude, 2013

Bar admissions and qualifications


Representative experience

Conducted e-commerce review for large fashion house's U.S. online sales operations and social media channels.

With a team from our South Africa and UK offices, counseled clients on establishing and terminating distribution arrangements under foreign country's regulations.

Provided guidance to entertainment company on state gift card rules.

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