Rebecca O. Fruchtman

Banking & Finance, Global Trade Finance


Rebecca Fruchtman serves clients with respect to global trade finance, including supply chain finance, open accounts, letters of credit, structured letters of credit, risk-distributed trade transactions, and asset-based financing transactions—both domestic and cross-border.

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  • AV Peer Review-rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
  • TMA Chicago Pro Bono Engagement of the Year award.


  • Georgetown University, BS
  • Georgetown University Law Center, JD
  • The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, MBA


  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • Illinois


  • Spanisch


  • Supply Chain Finance Committee Co-Chair of the global trade association BAFT.
  • Speak bi-annually on letter of credit topics at the annual International Banking Law & Practice conferences.
  • Routinely participate in BAFT working group discussion on trade finance digitization, supply chain finance accounting issues, and new regulatory capital requirements as they impact trade finance.
  • Spoke at BAFT conferences and participated in BAFT working groups, including efforts to amend the Federal E-Sign Act to enable electronic drafts and bills of exchange.
  • Co-authored Mayer Brown client alert on the UN Convention for the Assignment of Receivables in International Trade.
  • Moderated a panel on the Convention as part of Mayer Brown Global Receivables and Supply Chain Finance webinar series.
  • Served on the Board of Directors of the Chicago chapter of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA).
  • Served as membership relations director of the American Bankruptcy Institute Committee on Commercial Fraud.
  • Served as associate editor of the American Bankruptcy Journal.
  • Pro bono work advising the United Nations (UNCITRAL) in its efforts to analyze and remove barriers to financing faced by small and mid-sized enterprises in emerging markets.