Rachel Mancl is a partner in the firm’s corporate department where she concentrates on estate planning and administration, corporate and estate litigation, transactional law, bankruptcy, foreclosure, and creditors’ rights.

Ms. Mancl has been a featured speaker at numerous seminars for estate planning, probate, creditor’s rights, and bankruptcy for attorneys, businesses, and community groups.

After law school, Ms. Mancl served as law clerk to the Honorable Marcia Phillips Parsons, Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of Tennessee.

AWARDS, RECOGNITION, ACCOMPLISHMENTS

National semi-finalist in the Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition, 2006

Selected to the Business Journal of Tri-Cities Tennessee/Virginia’s “Forty Under 40,” 2011

Leadership Kingsport Class, 2012

Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law Class, 2014

The Pro Bono Project, Outstanding Service Award, 2016

Tennessee Supreme Court Attorney for Justice (2015-2017)

Access to Justice Award for Extraordinary Service, recipient, 2019

PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC INVOLVEMENT

Neighborhood Reconciliation Services, board of directors

Munsey Preschool and Kindergarten, board of directors

MENSA, member

Tennessee Bar Association, Board of Governors Long Range Planning Committee

Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, past president

Tennessee Bar Association, past member of board of governors

Kingsport Bar Association, past president

Tennessee Lawyers’ Association for Women, past member of board of directors

Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians, past member of board of directors

KingsportARTS, past president

American Heart Association’s Circle of Red, past member (2012-2013)

Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law, former managing editor

UT Law Women, past president

Tennessee Organization of MBAs, past president

EDUCATION

J.D., University of Tennessee College of Law, 2007

M.B.A., Marketing, University of Tennessee, 2007

B.S., Psychology, magna cum laude, East Tennessee State University, 2002

Cambridge University, Cambridge, England, 2005 (study abroad)

LICENSURES/ADMISSIONS

Tennessee, 2007

North Carolina, 2010

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, 2008

U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, 2012