Rachel C. Hom
J.D., Wayne State University Law School
B.A., University of Michigan
Rachel Hom earned her law degree from Wayne State University Law School in May 2013. While a law student, Hom was chancellor of the Phillip C. Jessup International Moot Court team, associate editor for The Wayne Law Review and vice president of the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association. She was also a member of the International Law Students Association, a 2011 Wayne Law International Public Interest Law Fellow in The Bahamas and a 2012 Freeman Fellow at The Hague Academy of International Law.
Prior to attending law school, she worked as an English teacher at an international school in Bang Saen, Thailand, where she taught grades 9 through 12, tutored elementary students and was director of the high school's Drama Club.
Upon graduation from law school, Hom was elected vice president of the Michigan Asian Pacific American Bar Association. Founded in 1988, the association addresses national and local issues involving Asian Pacific Americans including civil rights violations, combating anti-immigrant backlash and hate crimes, and increasing the diversity of the federal and state judiciaries.
Before joining the Wayne Law staff in January 2014, Hom was a tax consultant at Deloitte Tax LLP in Detroit.