- Bankruptcy & Business Reorganizations
- Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution
|University ||Carthage College, B.A., Theater/Communications, summa cum laude, 2003|
|Law School||Marquette University Law School, J.D., summa cum laude, 2010 Articles Editor, Marquette Law Review|
|Admitted||2010, Wisconsin; United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit|
Rachel M. Blise is an associate and litigation lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. She has experience representing lenders in commercial and residential foreclosure actions. Ms. Blise has also represented secured and unsecured creditors in bankruptcy and other insolvency proceedings. She is a member of the Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice.
Prior to joining Foley, Ms. Blise was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Carolyn Dineen King, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in Houston, Texas. While in law school, Ms. Blise was a research assistant for Dean Joseph Kearney at Marquette University Law School and a summer associate with Foley. She also gained experience as a legal intern for the Office of the United States Trustee and as a judicial intern for the Honorable Diane S. Sykes, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and the Honorable Susan V. Kelley, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.
Ms. Blise earned her law degree from Marquette University Law School (J.D., summa cum laude, 2010), where she was an articles editor for the Marquette Law Review and participated in the AAJ National Trial Advocacy Competition and the National Appellate Advocacy Competition. She authored the article, "Another Thorn in the Semantic Briarpatch of the Hanging Paragraph: Is Negative Equity a Purchase Money Security Interest?" 93 MARQ. L. REV.1217 (2010). Ms. Blise earned a bachelor's degree in theater and communications from Carthage College (B.A., summa cum laude, 2003).
She is admitted to practice in Wisconsin and before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
Wisconsin Court of Appeals Provides a Lesson in Documenting the Settlement
Rachel M. Blise, September 23, 2014
A recent case from the Wisconsin Court of Appeals demonstrates the necessity of properly documenting the details of a settlement after agreement is reached on the amount. In Singler v. Zurich American Insurance Co., 2014AP391, Robert Singler and Zurich American Insurance Co. agreed to settle...
The Doctrine of Equitable Assignment is Alive and Well in Wisconsin
Rachel M. Blise, July 18, 2014
That was the holding of the Wisconsin Supreme Court in an opinion issued on Thursday in Dow Family, LLC v. PHH Mortgage Corporation, 2014 WI 56. The facts of the case are similar to thousands of foreclosure cases prosecuted in Wisconsin every year, but with a couple of interesting twists, which we...
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