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Rachel Hytken

Bio 2001 Bryan Street, Suite 1800 Dallas, Texas 75201 (214) 880-1829

Education

  • Lewis and Clark Law School, J.D. 2009
  • University of Texas, Austin, B.A. 2004 (cum laude)

Admitted to Practice

  • State Bar of Texas, 2010
  • State Bar of Oregon, 2009
  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Southern and Western Districts
  • United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Awards & Honors

  • Scholar List
  • Law Review
  • SuperLawyers: “Texas Rising Stars” (Texas Monthly magazine 2019)

Practice Description

Ms. Hytken’s practice involves representation of financial institutions, banks and debt servicers in consumer financial services litigation involving wrongful foreclosure claims, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Texas Debt Collection Act, and the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act.

Representative Experience

Represented national financial institutions in various litigation matters, including wrongful foreclosure issues.

Represented title insurance companies and the insured in a variety of disputes, including fraud, breach of contract, and quiet title claims.

Clerked at a federal government agency charged with supplying hydroelectric power to the Northwest. Worked on issues involving labor disputes, intergovernmental conflict, and a variety of tort issues.

Publications, Seminars, and Cases

  • “Electronic Discovery: To What Extent do the 2006 Amendments Satisfy Their Purposes?” 12 Lewis & Clark Law Review 599, 2008
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association
  • Committee Member, SPCA of Texas