Rachael is an associate practicing in the New York office. She focuses her practice on corporate, M&A and securities matters for investment funds, family offices and FinTech businesses.
JD, NYU School of Law, 2016
BA, summa cum laude, Economics and Psychology, University of Miami, 2013
In law school, Rachael was a Senior Editor for the Journal of Intellectual Property & Entertainment Law.
- Blockchain foundation in its $150 million initial coin offering including private SAFT and public auction fundraising rounds
- Fintech and cryptocurrency company in $20 million "founder" round capital raise from strategic and financial investors
- Various funds and family offices in private equity co-investments with numerous fund managers and fundless sponsors
- Private equity fund in bank recapitalization investments including up to 9.9% voting stock ownership and related Federal Reserve passivity commitment filings
- Artificial intelligence technology company in its offering and sale of blockchain tokens for use in disintermediating certain advertising activities
- Long/short equity manager with over $3 billion AUM in structuring and launch of hedge funds, long only funds and managed accounts, and ongoing regulatory and corporate advice
- Various fund managers in side letter negotiations with investors
- Carillon Tower Advisers, Inc., a division of Raymond James Financial, Inc., in its acquisition of Scout Investments Inc. from UMB Financial Corp. for $172.5 million
- New York State Catholic Health Plan, Inc., d/b/a Fidelis Care New York in the US $3.75 billion acquisition of its entire health insurance business by Centene Corporation
- Administrative agent for the term lenders in connection with a first lien term loan credit facility, a debtor-in-possession term loan credit facility and an exit term loan credit facility extended to Payless ShoeSource and the Payless ShoeSource chapter 11 cases
- New Jersey State Bar
- New York State Bar
- Co-author, SEC's Jay Clayton and William Hinman Reiterate Howey is Here to Stay, Financial Services: Regulation Tomorrow, June 22, 2018
- Co-author, New York State starts cryptocurrency exchange inquiry; SEC and CFTC foresee additional cryptocurrency and ICO regulation, Financial Services: Regulation Tomorrow, April 24, 2018
- Co-author, Anatomy of an ICO, Project Finance NewsWire, April 2018
- Co-author, SEC Cyber Unit successfully pursues fraudulent ICOs, Financial Services: Regulation Tomorrow, December 21, 2017
A growing number of companies are turning to initial coin offerings—called ICOs—as an innovative way to raise capital. .
April 10, 2018