Rachel Dollar


Ms. Dollar is an AV-rated California trial attorney, a Certified Mortgage Banker, and a recognized expert on mortgage lending. Ms. Dollar represents businesses in litigation as well as representing financial institutions and mortgage bankers in mortgage related matters.

Her clients have included insurance companies, state and national banks, thrifts, mortgage lenders, mortgage servicers, construction companies, real estate companies and other businesses.

She has developed a reputation as one of the foremost innovators and thought leaders in the real estate finance industry and has been widely quoted in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times and other publications. She was recognized repeatedly by Inman News as one of the 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders in the United States. She is a nationally recognized speaker on the topics of mortgage banking and mortgage fraud and has appeared on CNN, CBS News and other radio and television programs. She is the editor of the acclaimed public industry website, Mortgage Fraud Blog, recognized in 2007 as Most Innovative Real Estate Blog.

Bar Admissions

  • All California State Courts including CA Supreme Court
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of California
  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • United States District Court, Southern District of California
  • United States District Court, District of Colorado
  • Multiple state and federal pro hac vice admissions

Associations & Memberships

  • Fellow, American College of Mortgage Attorneys
  • Media Committee, CMB Society, 2008-2009
  • Quality Control Leadership Committee, MBA, 2008-2009
  • Mortgage Bankers Association MORPAC Committee, 2008-2009
  • President, Sonoma County Bar Association, 2007
  • Chair, MBA Appraisal Outreach Task Force, 2007
  • Mortgage Bankers Association
  • California Mortgage Bankers Association


  • AV Rated
  • Certified Mortgage Banker
  • Formerly a Certified Financial Crimes Investigator
  • 2004-2007 Inman News Top 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders
  • 2007 Inman News Most Innovative Real Estate Blog
  • 2010 North Bay Business Journal Women in Business Award
  • 2012-2024┬áNorthern California Super Lawyers

A Law Firm Recognized For Excellence

  • Rated by Super Lawyers
  • Top 100 - The National Trial Lawyers
  • AV Preeminent Award from Martindale Hubbell
  • Certified WBENC
  • Women In Business Award by North Bay Business Journal
  • Top Places to Work by North Bay Business Journal
  • Sonoma County Women In Law
  • Sonoma County Bar Association
  • State Bar of California
  • North Coast Builders Exchange
  • Northern California Engineering Contractors Association

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