About Rachel Ablin, Esq.

Rachel Ablin is the founder of Ablin Law, PC, a firm that specializes in providing employers with expert, professional and confidential workplace investigation solutions in the areas of harassment, discrimination, policy and employee code of conduct violations and other legal violations.

Ms. Ablin has extensive employment law experience working with both employers and employees. Prior to starting Ablin Law, she worked for over 19 years as in-house employment counsel for Walgreens. In her role at Walgreens, she provided expert legal counsel to clients on a broad spectrum of employment and labor law issues. This included advising clients on complex and high-risk employee relations issues, conducting and directing internal investigations, representing the company before government agencies nationwide and successfully managing single plaintiff and class action litigation alleging violation of state and U.S. labor laws including:

  • TITLE VII
  • THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA)
  • THE FAMILY & MEDICAL LEAVE ACT (FMLA)
  • THE AGE DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT ACT (ADEA)
  • THE PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION ACT (PDA)
  • RETALIATION
  • PUBLIC ACCOMMODATION
Rachel Ablin

Rachel AblinRachel Ablin is the founder of Ablin Law, PC, a firm that specializes in providing employers with expert, professional and confidential workplace investigation solutions in the areas of harassment, discrimination, policy and employee code of conduct violations and other legal violations.

Ms. Ablin has extensive employment law experience working with both employers and employees. Prior to starting Ablin Law, she worked for over 19 years as in-house employment counsel for Walgreens. In her role at Walgreens, she provided expert legal counsel to clients on a broad spectrum of employment and labor law issues. This included advising clients on complex and high-risk employee relations issues, conducting and directing internal investigations, representing the company before government agencies nationwide and successfully managing single plaintiff and class action litigation alleging violation of state and U.S. labor laws including:

  • TITLE VII
  • THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA)
  • THE FAMILY & MEDICAL LEAVE ACT (FMLA)
  • THE AGE DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT ACT (ADEA)
  • THE PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION ACT (PDA)
  • RETALIATION
  • PUBLIC ACCOMMODATION

Prior to joining Walgreens, she also conducted hundreds of investigations as a Senior Investigator for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) offices in Chicago and Baltimore. Hired through the Outstanding Scholars program, 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).

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In 2019, Ms. Ablin was awarded the CRAIN’S 2019 NOTABLE GEN X LEADERS IN LAW. Learn more about the award here.

Ms. Ablin is a current member of:

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