Rachel Sabo Friedmann is a founding partner of The Friedmann Firm LLC, a plaintiff’s employment litigation law firm. She graduated from Capital University Law School in 2012, where she was a two year member of the Mock Trial team, a member of the Philip J. Fulton Fall National Moot Court Team and participated in several other organizations. Rachel was awarded the Philip J. Fulton Best Oralist award for her outstanding oral advocacy during the Capital University Law School Fall National Moot Court Team Honor Round. Rachel also studied abroad at The Asser Institute in The Hague, Netherlands, studying international criminal and humanitarian law.
From Cleveland, Ohio, she attended Cleveland State University for her undergraduate studies and received a degree in Journalism and Promotional Communication.
Rachel is licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio, The United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of the United States.
Rachel is a member of the following organizations and bar associations: Columbus Bar Association, Ohio Employment Lawyers Association, Ohio State Bar Association, Central Ohio Association for Justice (COAJ), Women Lawyers of Franklin County and Ohio Association for Justice (OAJ). Rachel has been awarded the Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2015-2023, an honor bestowed on only 2.5% of attorneys and The Friedmann Firm was named one of the best law firms in Columbus by Columbus CEO Magazine.
In 2020, Rachel received the Louisville Slugger Award from COAJ for “knocking it out of the park for justice,” for her work on the Oakley v. OSUWMC case, a wage and hour case that settled for $4,000,000.00, benefitting thousands of healthcare workers.
In 2023, Rachel received the prestigious “Graduate of the Last Decade” award from her alma mater, Capital University Law School.
Rachel served on the Board of the Women Lawyers of Franklin County from 2013-2021 and was President of WLFC in 2019-2020. Rachel was an Ohio State Bar Foundation Fellow in 2019 and participated in the Ohio State Bar Association leadership academy in 2017. She is a sustaining member of The Junior League of Columbus. Rachel is an animal lover, actively volunteering with Rescued Ohio, a foster-based organization that finds homes for unwanted and abandoned dogs.