Rachel M. Burns works with emerging and high-growth companies and their investors in connection with entity formation, organization and governance, venture capital financing, M&A and public offerings. She represents companies in a wide range of industries.

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  • University of California at Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law
    JD, 2013

  • University of California, Santa Barbara
    BA, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2009

Admissions & Credentials



  • State Bar of California