Attorney Rainét Spence ("Ra-nay Spens") brings practical advice and support to employers’ most pressing labor and employment needs.

Rainét counsels employers on complying with federal, state, and local employment rules, regulations, and laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. She drafts and advises on sick leave, discrimination, harassment, and retaliation policies. Clients also rely on Rainét to investigate claims of harassment and discrimination made to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and corresponding state-level agencies. In addition, she helps employers negotiate and prepare severance agreements.

With her in-depth knowledge of trademark law, Rainét has developed a strong focus on serving clients within the retail industry, providing them with invaluable guidance on matters related to trademark protection and enforcement. She has assisted clients in conducting comprehensive trademark searches to ensure the availability of marks for use and registration. Rainét has also been instrumental in drafting and filing trademark applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, ensuring compliance with all legal requirements and maximizing the likelihood of successful registration. Furthermore, Rainét has advised clients on brand protection strategies, including trademark monitoring, enforcement actions against infringers, and the negotiation of licensing agreements. Her deep understanding of the unique challenges faced by retail companies in protecting their valuable intellectual property assets enables her to develop effective legal strategies to combat infringements and maintain their brand security in the competitive marketplace.

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Before joining Epstein Becker Green in New York, Rainét was an attorney at a boutique employment law firm in Georgia. While in law school, she was an intern at the Hofstra Law Community and Economic Development Clinic, a program providing legal services to small businesses and nonprofits; completed an internship at a New York law firm; and served a summer clerkship to the late Honorable Eileen Bransten of the New York Supreme Court, Commercial Division.

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  • Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University (J.D., 2020)
    • Editor-in-Chief (Vol. 58), Family Court Review
    • President, Black Law Students Association
    • Hofstra Trial Advocacy Association
  • University of Central Florida (B.A., 2016)

Bar Admissions

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Black Entertainment & Sports Lawyers Association
  • Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys
  • New York State Bar Association


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