White Collar Defense & Government Investigations


Blair M. Rinne is an associate in Brown Rudnick’s White Collar Defense & Government Investigations Group.

Blair’s commercial litigation experience includes complex contract disputes and intellectual property matters. She has also represented clients in several zoning appeals and real estate matters in Massachusetts state court. Blair’s dual law and business degrees provide her with a unique understanding of her clients’ business interests and the impact of commercial litigation.

While at Boston College Law School, Blair was a Note Editor for the Journal of Law & Social Justice (formerly the Third World Law Journal). She was also a teaching assistant for a Legal Reasoning, Research, and Writing course, where she taught legal citations to first year law students and supervised the students in oral advocacy exercises.

Prior to law school, Blair worked as a litigation clerk at Finnegan, an intellectual property law firm, where she assisted with a complex patent infringement trial and prepared for numerous depositions.


Boston College Law School - J.D, cum laude, 2014
Boston College, Carroll School of Management - M.B.A., 2014
American University - B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2008

Bar Admissions

U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Author, “In Water Wheel, the Ninth Circuit Corrects a Limitation on Tribal Court Jurisdiction,” Journal of Law & Social Justice (Spring 2012)
Co-Author, “Not Just a Formality: Late-executed Assignments Affect Substantive Legal Rights,” BNA Insights (Fall 2011)
Professional Affiliations
Boston Bar Association
Women's Bar Association
Phi Alpha Delta