About Eden Law

HQ in Fredericksburg, Virginia - Serving Nationwide

Eden Law is a national boutique law firm helping entrepreneurs protect their assets, increase value of brand and stay out of court. We accomplish this through preventive legal business audits including business formation, contract drafting and reviews, as well copyright and trademark matters.

RACHEL V. BRENKE Managing Partner

As an experienced intellectual property attorney and entrepreneur, Rachel is a senior member of Eden Law. She advises clients on all aspects of intellectual property, including registration and protection.

She has worked with small-business entrepreneurs to battle against large corporations for successful wins in copyright and trademark matters.

Outside of Eden Law she is an ironman triathlete, Team USA athlete, mother of five, Army veteran wife and dog-rescuer. She is also the host of a top business podcast, The Business Bites® and owns multiple businesses.

Our Dedicated Support Staff

Lauren Lehmuth

Lauren is our Customer Relations Manager and comes to us with 14+ years of customer service experience. She thrives on making sure our clients have a wonderful experience from their very first interaction with our firm. When she is not assisting our clients, Lauren spends her time with her husband, Chris and her 2 children, Kayla and Alex. She is a hockey mom and wife as well as a soccer mom. She is also passionate about health and fitness.

Elizabeth Short

Beth graduated from Virginia Tech in 2017 and has worked as lead paralegal since. After starting at the firm as a client relations manager, Beth transitioned into her current role as paralegal and now assists attorneys on client case work. After moving in the fall of 2018, Beth began working remotely from the metro Atlanta area. On the weekends Beth can be found searching out the best coffee shops with her husband, Nate.

Christian R. Dudley

Christian is a law student (class of 2021) at Liberty University School of Law, who spent his first summer of law school working for Rachel Brenke at her old firm, and upon Rachel beginning her new journey at Eden, she pulled her favorite intern along with her. Christian has a passion for business, people, and his own success as well as that of his colleagues. This, combined with his team-building mind has always pushed him to close out tasks with efficiency.

Our Awesome Co-Counsels

These attorneys contract with us to help with your state-specific legal needs.

Reda Hicks

TX, NY, WA, CA

Kaori Aguire

IL, MO

Sydney Phillips

WA

Jessica Lee

CA

Audrey Lafferty

NY, WA

David Fulleborn

FL, VA

Stephanie Kesterson

CA, CO

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We are excited to help you with your business!

CREDENTIALS

With years of high-quality education and real-life experience, Rachel is well-equipped to handle your business needs.

Education

  • University of Texas, 2002-2007
    B.A. Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Liberty University Business School, 2007-2009
    M.B.A. Marketing and Business Leadership
  • Liberty University School of Law, 2009-2012
    J.D. Doctorate of Law
  • Liberty University, 2011-2012
    M.A. Human and Family Services

Licenses & Bar Admissions

  • State of Texas, Bar Licensure
    2012- current
  • Commonwealth of Virginia, Bar Licensure
    2016- current
  • Supreme Court of the United States, Admission
    2017- current
  • Eastern and Western District of Virginia, Admission
    2018-current

HIGHLIGHTS

Rachel has been afforded many great opportunities and honors as a result of her hard work aiding entrepreneurs in legal protection.

Honors

  • Influential Women of Law Nomination, 2019
    Virginia Lawyers Weekly
  • Rising Star Attorney, 2019 & 2020
    Super Lawyers Magazine
  • CreativeLIVE Fan Favorite, 2013
    Fan favorite award for teachings on business legalities
  • Most Influential Woman of Virginia, 2019
    Acquisition International

Notable Cases*

  • Copyright Infringement Settlement*
    v. AirBnB
  • Publicity Rights Settlement*
    v. POPSUGAR
  • Defeated Trademark Petition to Cancel
    I Run This Body®
  • Copyright Infringement & Breach of Contract Settlement*
    Essence Magazine
  • Facilitated trademark sale to international greeting card company
    Confidential

More successful cases available but subject to confidentiality agreements.

*Allegations of claim. Settled between parties.

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