Rachel Smith is an associate in the Government Relations & Public Law practice in Mayer Brown’s Chicago office. Her practice focuses on public finance, project development and construction and general governmental and corporate counseling and representation.
Rachel counsels public and private parties in connection with government transactions and development and construction projects. She advises owners, developers, lenders and contractors regarding complex transactions, including public-private partnership projects in the infrastructure sector.
Rachel additionally represents clients in financing of public and private projects, including through the issuance of municipal bonds and project finance and other financing arrangements.
Rachel also has experience representing buyers and sellers in connection with domestic and international mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations and related transactions. Additionally, she has advised clients on a range of corporate governance issues.
University of Illinois College of Law, JD, magna cum laude
Case Western Reserve University, BA, magna cum laude