Executive Online Editor

Rachel M. Smith

rmsmith7@go.olemiss.edu

rachelsmith295@gmail.com

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Education

J.D., The University of Mississippi School of Law – May 2017

B.A., Communications – Public Relations, Mississippi State University – May 2014

Legal Experience

Law Clerk, Hickman Goza & Spragins – Oxford, MS – May 2016-Present

Summer Law Clerk to Justice Coleman, Mississippi Supreme Court – Jackson, MS – July 2016

Summer Law Clerk, Mitchell, McNutt & Sams – Tupelo, MS – May 2015 – June 2015

Summer Law Clerk, Mississippi Attorney General’s Office, Gaming Division – Jackson, MS – July 2015 – August 2015

Runner, Harlow Law Firm – Grenada, MS – May 2012 – August 2012

Legal Assistant, Hill Law – Grenada, MS – May 2011 – August 2011

Areas of Interest

Entertainment Law

Intellectual Property

Civil Litigation

Professional Associations & Memberships

Executive Online Editor, Mississippi Law Journal — Volume 86

Staff Editor, Mississippi Law Journal – Volume 85

Chair, Negotiation Board – 2L, 3L

Member, Negotiation Board — 1L, 2L

Member, American Inns of the Court — 2L, 3L

Member, American Bar Association — 1L, 2L 3L

Member, Law Association for Women – 2L, 1L

Publications

Why Can’t My Waiter Sing Happy Birthday: The Chilling Effect of Corporate Copyright Control, 56 IDEA 399 (2016).

Presentations

Why Can’t My Waiter Sing Happy Birthday: The Chilling Effect of Corporate Copyright Control Mid-South Intellectual Property Institute: Student Scholarship Symposium (2016).