Abbott, Rachel Elizabeth

247 S. State StreetChicago, IL 60604

Updated: 04/17/2012


Rachel Abbott practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, general corporate, transactional, securities law, and corporate counseling. She has extensive experience in mergers, acquisitions, divestiture activity, corporate restructurings, capital formations, joint ventures, strategic alliances, and venture capital transactions. Rachel's experience in these areas includes extensive work in certain highly regulated industries such as energy and health care.

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Office Info

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner


  • English
  • Spanish

Practice Areas

  • Corporate
  • Litigation
  • Bankruptcy and Business Restructuring
  • Securities Litigation, Enforcement & Regulation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Patent Litigation
  • Trademark, Copyright and Brand Management
  • Internet and Privacy Laws
  • Trade Secrets Law
  • Commercial Litigation


Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • Chicago Bar Association (Member)


  • Recipient, 2003 Award for Excellence in the Study of Securities Law by the American Bar Association

Classes and Seminars

  • Keynote speaker at the Chicago Bar Association seminar, "The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002: Corporate Governance and Transparency Disclosures", 2003


  • Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 1995
  • Northwestern University, 1992

Office Information


247 S. State StreetChicago, IL 60604


  • (312) 939-6000


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