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Rachel Partin


Rachel K. Partin joined Isaacson, Miller as an Associate in 2017 focusing on the advancement field. Prior to joining the firm, Rachel worked with Perkins Coie LLP, an international full-service law firm. Rachel brings a service-oriented approach to her work. At Perkins Coie, she was the firm’s Client Service Manager coordinating the firm’s relationships with its largest institutional clients and managing firm-wide client feedback and business development programs. With significant experience in higher education, Rachel understands the challenges, organizational structures, and cultural strengths of educational institutions. She worked as an Office Manager at the University of Portland. Prior, Rachel spent 6 years as a Writer/Editor for the President of Harvard University, progressively advancing to ultimately manage the correspondence/production team within the Office of the President. In addition to her writing duties, Rachel assisted Harvard’s Vice President for Policy with policy initiatives and she staffed a Dean Search Committee. Outside of work, Rachel volunteers as a Mentor with Marathon Scholars, a nonprofit focused on helping under-resourced children achieve their educational goals.


Portland, Oregon


  • BA, English and BA, international studies, Oregon State University
  • Ed.M., higher education, Harvard Graduate School of Education