ORNL general counsel dies at 56

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Rachel Helen Blumenfeld, 56, of Knoxville, passed away on Feb. 17. Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel is serving the family and said arrangements will be set later.

Ms. Blumenfeld was general counsel of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, with responsibility for providing legal advice to the lab’s director and management of areas including procurement, intellectual property, employment, litigation, prime contract compliance, and environment, safety and health. She also served as corporate secretary for UT-Battelle LLC.

She held a bachelor’s degree from Brown University and a law degree from the University of Memphis, where she served as editor-in-chief of the Law Review.

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