Rachel Saimons focuses her practice on Native American Affairs.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Saimons worked as an associate for a law firm based in Yakima, Washington where she focused largely on advising and defending employers on employment and labor-related matters in both state courts and with state agencies. Her practice also included representing clients with land use, zoning, and permitting issues. Ms. Saimons previously acted as Deputy Prosecutor for the City of Wapato, Washington for all misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor crimes.
During law school, Ms. Saimons served as Managing Editor of the Washington Journal of Environmental Law & Policy. She also served as an extern for the Labor & Employment Division of the Seattle City Attorney’s Office and a summer intern in the Flagstaff, Arizona office of DNA People’s Legal Services, a nonprofit legal aid organization that provides free civil legal assistance, advice and representation in U.S. and tribal courts.
Prior to attending law school, Ms. Saimons worked as a Project Coordinator in Lynnwood, Washington for J2 Building Consultants, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in construction defects.