Rachel Ablin is the founder of Ablin Law, PC a firm focused on conducting independent investigations of suspected workplace misconduct. Ms. Ablin has extensive employment law experience. Prior to starting her firm, Ms. Ablin worked for over 19 years as in-house employment counsel for Walgreens. In her role at Walgreens, she successfully advised business clients on a broad spectrum of employment and labor law matters. This included advising clients on complex and high risk employee relations issues, conducting and directing internal investigations, representing the company before administrative agencies nationwide and successfully managing Title VII, ADA, FMLA, ADEA, PDA, retaliation and public accommodation single plaintiff and class action litigation.
Prior to joining Walgreens, she also conducted hundreds of investigations as a Senior Investigator for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Chicago and Baltimore. She was hired through the Outstanding Scholars program and she worked as an EEOC investigator while attending law school. After successfully conducting numerous neutral EEOC investigations at thousands of private employers across a diverse industry base, she received a special assignment investigating significant sexual harassment cases.
Ms. Ablin is currently a member of the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI) and attended AWI’s national training institute. She is admitted to practice law in Illinois and Maryland (currently inactive status in Maryland).