Rachel Rose Suhr is an associate in the San Francisco office of Latham & Watkins.

Ms. Suhr rejoined the firm after a two-year clerkship with Chief Judge Sidney R. Thomas of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She represents clients in complex commercial litigation, white collar, securities, and pro bono matters. 

Ms. Suhr’s experience includes:

  • Representing a major technology company in a consumer class action arising out of a criminal attack on the company’s web platform
  • Representing an online gaming platform in a putative securities class action claiming that it misrepresented platform capabilities, international expansion prospects, and revenue submetrics (N.D. Cal.)
  • Representing a major international search platform and photo-editing app developer in a putative class action regarding alleged privacy violations. (N.D. Cal.)
  • Defending a physician criminally charged with violating the Anti-Kickback Statute (C.D. Cal.)
  • Negotiating the elimination of bail bond debt under California and federal consumer protection laws on behalf of a pro bono client

During law school, Ms. Suhr:

  • Briefed a reply in support of a successful petition to vacate a 25-year-to-life sentence as a participant in Stanford Law School’s Three Strikes Project
  • Co-drafted a petition for certiorari, an opening merits brief, and a reply brief in the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic
  • Drafted and argued pretrial motions in Santa Clara County Superior Court as a student in the law school’s Criminal Prosecution Clinic, for which she was awarded the Thelton E. Henderson Prize for Outstanding Performance
  • Worked as a summer law clerk for the Trial Division of the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia

Ms. Suhr graduated from Stanford Law School in 2018 with High Pro Bono Distinction.

Bar Qualification

  • California

Education

  • JD, Stanford Law School, 2018
  • BA in History & English, University of California, Los Angeles, 2014
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January 10, 2023Recognition

Litigator of the Week Runners-Up and Shout Outs

Latham recognized for representing a defendant in an alleged Medicare-related kickback scheme involving a clinical research program testing for opioid addiction risk which concluded with prosecution dropping all charges.

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July 12, 2022 Our Work

Litigator of the Week Runners-Up and Shout Outs

Latham honored for securing a motion to dismiss a securities class action against client Skillz Inc., a mobile gaming technology platform that went public in December 2020 via a deSPAC deal with Flying Eagle Acquisition Corp.