Rabia Chaudhry




Rabia P. Chaudhry is a corporate and transactional attorney at Varner & Brandt's Riverside office focusing her law practice on corporate and business transactions, including mergers & acquisitions, commercial contracts, entity formation, regulatory compliance and real estate development. Rabia and the firm's corporate and transactional team work with some of the largest corporations in the Inland Empire, but are also known for their expertise in assisting start-ups, family-owned businesses, and other small companies. Rabia endeavors to give responsive, efficient, and effective counsel while focusing on her client's goals, objectives, and future growth.

Rabia received her law degree from the University of California, Davis School of Law. Her legal achievements and extensive campus community involvement while at Davis are noteworthy, and include successfully representing an indigent Vietnamese refugee in removal proceedings, serving as the Managing Editor of the UC Davis Business Law Journal, dedicating time as the President of the Law Students' Association, and ardently volunteering for the Asian Law Caucus legal clinics.

Prior to joining Varner & Brandt's team of corporate and transactional attorneys, Rabia worked with the nation's largest eye care provider and for one of the top asset management firms in the world. Her exposure to both in-house and private law practice brings a unique perspective and expertise to the firm's transactional matters.

Rabia is also a member of the Leo A. Deegan American Inn of Court, the Riverside Chapter of the nationwide organization of legal and judiciary professional devoted to the fostering of excellence in professionalism, ethics, civility, and legal skills.

When not practicing law, Rabia cultivates her passion for technology by keeping abreast of the latest developments in the "tech" industry. She is an avid hiker and enjoys exploring the outdoors, especially the diverse trails and scenery in California. She also values her time with family and friends in the Inland Empire and serving the community through various local organizations.


  • Corporate & Business

  • Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Real Estate


  • UC Davis School of Law Public Service Certificate


  • American Law Institute/American Bar Association (ALI-ABA) Scholarship and Leadership award, 2012

  • UC Davis Business Law Journal, Managing Editor

  • Sacramento County Bar Association Unity Bar Scholarship Recipient, 2009


  • Importance of Diversity: Fall 2011 UC Davis School of Law Admissions Summit, UC Davis School of Law, September 29, 2011


  • University of California, Davis, School of Law, JD, 2012

  • University of California, San Diego, BA, 2008


  • The State Bar of California

  • United States District Court (Central District of California)

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association