Rachel A. Jeep joined Copeland Thompson Farris PC in 2007. She completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy with a minor in Fine Arts from Maryville University in St. Louis, Missouri in 2001, and a Juris Doctorate and Certificate in Health Law Studies from Saint Louis University School of Law in 2004.
Rachel has a general practice which includes litigation and transactional work. Her general experience has provided her the opportunity to represent various businesses and individuals in state and federal courts, as well as state administrative proceedings, mediation and arbitration. She has extensive experience in representing individuals, professionals and corporations with commercial collection proceedings, including execution on judgments. In addition to litigation, Ms. Jeep represents individuals, professionals and corporations with corporate transactional and real estate matters. She has negotiated real estate contracts, commercial leases, and service contracts, as well as assisted clients with partnership agreements, non-compete, non-solicitation, non-disclosure agreements, and employment agreements.
Her health law practice includes representing health care professionals with government payor reimbursement disputes, fraud and abuse investigations, and administrative review proceedings before the Board of Healing Arts. She also assists healthcare professionals with review and negotiation of employment agreements and partnership agreements.
Ms. Jeep is licensed to practice law in Missouri, Illinois, and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.
Ms. Jeep has been a member of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Young Lawyers’ Division Executive Committee since 2004 and she currently serves as Chair Elect. She is a past co-chair of the BAMSL YLD Trial Institute and Trial Advocacy Competition. In 2007, Ms. Jeep received the BAMSL Young Lawyers’ Division “Award of Merit” for her role in developing the BAMSL YLD Trial Advocacy Competition. She received the YLD "Award of Merit" again in 2011 for her continued participation with the Trial Advocacy Competition. Ms. Jeep is also a member of the American Bar Association, the ABA Health Law Section, the St. Louis Area Health Lawyers Association, and the Young Friends of the St. Louis Art Museum. As an artist herself, who works with glass and metal media, Ms. Jeep enjoys dedicating her time to supporting the arts and provides pro bono legal services for area artists through the Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts.