Rachel Sayer-Tai, Paralegal
Rachel specializes in the area of Sports Law, with a strong interest in sports integrity, sports arbitration, litigation and anti-doping.
Rachel graduated from law school in the United Kingdom and has a Master of Laws in International Dispute Resolution, electing to develop her study past commercial arbitration and writing her thesis on the legal practice and governance issues in the fight against doping in the international sport arena. She is paralegal to Kroger Gardis & Regas, LLP Partner and General Counsel to the United States Anti-Doping Agency William Bock III.
As a sports law paralegal, Rachel has expertise in the procedural rules of international arbitration proceedings, including the International Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne, Switzerland, the American Arbitration Association and McLaren Global Sports Solutions. She has experience managing the formal aspects of on-going proceedings, and the finalization and filing of court and proceedings documents in the functioning application of anti-doping programs, including the World Anti-Doping Code, the United States Anti-Doping Agency Protocol for Olympic and Paralympic movement and the UFC Anti-Doping Policy.
Prior to relocating to the United States from her native United Kingdom, Rachel had a successful career in the public sector. Employed within a central British Government department at the Ministry of Justice, she was responsible for the driven development and management of the ‘Civil Legal Advice’ service; specializing in family and matrimonial, housing, discrimination law and special education needs. Rachel’s position aimed to help societies most vulnerable gain access to legal aid, while ensuring the public service remains efficient and sustainable. She continues to have a passion for helping and upholding the rights of disadvantaged groups and the disenfranchised, promoting responsible and sustainable business, and protecting whistleblowers and survivors of abuse and mistreatment.
Honors and Awards
- Invited to attend Buckingham Palace to meet Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth in recognition for leading her team to the final of a National Civil Service Award.
- Key member of the Project Team that designed, built and successfully implemented an online tool for members of the public to access legal aid. This platform was an in-house development and build; a first for the British Government.
- Sports Circle Indy