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Ms. Rachel Canfield is a Senior Associate Attorney with The Kirby G. Smith Law Firm. Rachel's professional background started with work in the music industry for companies like Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Shapiro, Bernstein, and Company.  She transitioned into the legal field, clerking for Judges in the Fulton County Superior Court, working for public interest organizations like Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, and serving on multiple executive boards, including the Sports and Entertainment Law Society and the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund.

Rachel is drawn to employment law because of her desire to make a positive impact for people facing issues in their employment. She enjoys connecting with clients personally to make the experience less stressful for them.

Rachel was raised in Connecticut and attended undergraduate school in New York. She and her husband moved to Atlanta in 2015. In her off time, Rachel enjoys reading, pop culture, spending time with her family, and working with local animal rescues. 


  • State Bar of Georgia

  • United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia

  • United States District Court, Middle District of Georgia


  • Juris Doctor, Emory University School of Law

  • Bachelor of Science (Entertainment Industry), Syracuse University

    • Honors: Summa Cum Laude


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