Elivia M. Rabe

Elivia M. Rabe

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Elivia M. Rabe joined Adams Law, PLLC in 2021 as an associate attorney practicing in the firm’s Business Representation practice group. Elivia has served as general counsel, contractual counsel to major liquor distilleries and breweries, and has negotiated business separations and dissolutions.  She has also negotiated international contracts with European and Asian countries. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Elivia stayed up-to-date on the rapidly evolving requirements, even sending weekly newsletters to her clients in order to aid them in their efforts to stay compliant and in operation.  She concentrates on creating innovative solutions and trailblazing new pathways instigated by recent legislative changes. Her knowledge and passion for businesses small and large is inspired by generations of small business ownership in her family. She understands the pressures, responsibilities, and difficulties business owners face and knows how to alleviate these burdens.

Elivia has been a Northern Kentuckian her entire life. She graduated from Covington Latin School and attended Thomas More University. From there, she received her Juris Doctorate from NKU Chase College of Law. After graduating, she joined Smith Law in Covington where she began specializing in business law specifically focusing on liquor regulations, administrative law, and transactional law. She also currently serves as the Kentucky Bar Association’s Young Lawyer Division’s 6th District Representative and volunteers with RCOV’s Mortar Program to aid entrepreneurs in traditionally underserved areas. Elivia lives in Villa Hills and raises her menagerie of pets including her five horses and dog.


Elivia Rabe represents businesses ranging in size from small start-ups to large corporations which includes providing the following services to her clients: business formation, business planning, acquisitions, reorganizations, successions, corporate governance, dissolutions, separations, and general corporate transactions. She enjoys being a small part in your business while making sure that it has everything from a good foundation to significant growth opportunities. Coming from generations of entrepreneurs, she understands that entrepreneurs take on a heavy burden for their businesses. Her goal is to alleviate come of the stress and time-consuming frustration. Instead of cookie-cutter solutions and basic one-size-fits-all approaches, she wants to understand your company, your wants, and your goals to tailor fit her work to your needs.

Elivia and the rest of the firm’s Business Representation Team pride themselves on timely and effective legal representation for all of their business clients, no matter the size. Whether you are a sole-proprietor or publicly traded company, we give each client the time and attention necessary to contribute to the growth and protection of their businesses. We collaborate and partner with our clients to craft legal solutions based on their unique circumstances, regardless of the issues faced.

If you need an experienced business attorney and partner, get in touch with Elivia today at 859.394.6200 or [email protected].

Elivia Rabe has negotiated and drafted complex agreements from intense business dissolutions and separations to mutually beneficial independent contractor agreements. Her goal is to always listen to her clients’ goals and customize the transaction to tailor fit their needs with security and protection built in. Her motto is that the best way to avoid the cost and hassle of litigation is to make sure your agreements are clear, protective, and provide solutions for any issues that may arise.

If you need an experienced business attorney and partner, get in touch with Elivia today at 859.394.6200 or [email protected].

In the firm’s Estate Planning & Probate practice group, Elivia Rabe understands the precise desires and needs you have when considering estate planning and succession of family businesses. She will take the time not only to determine the best path for you, but also ensure you are comfortable every step of the way.

If you need an experienced estates attorney, contact Elivia today at 859.394.6200 or [email protected].

Elivia has lent her legal expertise to multiple mergers and acquisition deals in the Greater Cincinnati Area. Her unique experience allows her to tailor agreements to her client’s precise needs. She can handle complex organizations swiftly and efficiently while still maintaining affordability for her clients.

If you need an experienced business attorney and partner, get in touch with Elivia today at 859.394.6200 or [email protected].

  • NKU Chase College of Law, Juris Doctorate (2018)
  • Thomas More College, Bachelor of Arts, Business (2014)
  • Covington Latin School (2011)
  • Commonwealth of Kentucky
  • Kentucky Bar Association Young Lawyer’s Division District 6 Representative
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • NKY Bar Association
  • KBA Young Lawyer’s Division District 6 Representative (2021 – Present): Elected to this position to represent the sixth district’s young attorneys and sit on executive board.
  • RCOV MORTAR Program (2019-present): educating entrepreneurs in historically underserved areas on how to succeed in starting up an organization.
  • Street Law (2017-2018): educating youth about legal processes.

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