Rachel S. Kwon

Associate

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Rachel S. Kwon is an associate in Moses & Singer's Banking and Finance practice group.  She represents money center banks and other financial institutions, both domestic and foreign, in a variety of transactions involving extensions of credit.  Rachel advises her clients with respect to secured and unsecured credit facilities and trade finance matters, including in respect of cross-border transactions.  Her lending experience includes bilateral and syndicated credit facilities as well as subscription facilities.  Her trade finance experience includes extensive work in respect of letter of credits and demand guarantees, including letter of credit and guarantee facilities and the preparation of forms such as reimbursement agreements and letter of credit and demand guarantee templates. 

During her time in law school, Rachel served as a Senior Editor of the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law and as Internal Vice President of the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association.  She also received an Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award from Penn Law for her work with the Interdisciplinary Child Advocacy Clinic and other pro bono projects.  Prior to joining Moses & Singer, Rachel practiced as an associate in the Global Finance group of an international law firm.

Rachel is a member of the New York City Bar Association.  She is currently working on a committee addressing LIBOR replacement legislation in New York State.

Biography

Rachel S. Kwon is an associate in Moses & Singer's Banking and Finance practice group.  She represents money center banks and other financial institutions, both domestic and foreign, in a variety of transactions involving extensions of credit.  Rachel advises her clients with respect to secured and unsecured credit facilities and trade finance matters, including in respect of cross-border transactions.  Her lending experience includes bilateral and syndicated credit facilities as well as subscription facilities.  Her trade finance experience includes extensive work in respect of letter of credits and demand guarantees, including letter of credit and guarantee facilities and the preparation of forms such as reimbursement agreements and letter of credit and demand guarantee templates. 

During her time in law school, Rachel served as a Senior Editor of the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law and as Internal Vice President of the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association.  She also received an Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award from Penn Law for her work with the Interdisciplinary Child Advocacy Clinic and other pro bono projects.  Prior to joining Moses & Singer, Rachel practiced as an associate in the Global Finance group of an international law firm.

Rachel is a member of the New York City Bar Association.  She is currently working on a committee addressing LIBOR replacement legislation in New York State.

Education
  • Cornell University (B.A., Phi Beta Kappa)
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D.)