Rachel Gholston

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  • Columbia University (JD)
  • Harvard College (BA)

Bar Admissions

  • New York


  • French

Rachel provides a broad range of client services to early-stage companies, investment funds and public companies in matters including corporate governance, securities offerings, acquisitions and compliance. For early-stage companies, Rachel represents both companies and investors in venture capital financing transactions. In her investment funds practice, she counsels investment advisors with respect to fund formation and regulatory compliance. Her general corporate and securities practice spans multiple industries, including clean energy, life sciences, and FinTech.

Before joining the firm, Rachel gained legal experience as a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Margo K. Brodie in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. In addition to her earlier experiences at Mintz Levin as a law clerk and as a summer associate, Rachel spent a summer in the asset management practice of another top law firm in New York.

Committed to pro bono initiatives throughout her legal career, Rachel contributed substantial research and writing to multiple successful applications for asylum through Mintz Levin’s pro bono program. She also worked on pro bono projects with the New York Charter School Incubator and the Reset Foundation.

Recognitions & Awards

  • Richard Mintz Summer Associate Diversity Scholar, Mintz Levin (2012)