Racquel A. Muindi

Associate She / Her / Hers
Los Angeles

Racquel A. Muindi is an associate in the firm’s Finance Department, focusing her practice on public finance and project finance matters. She represents municipal authorities and conduit issuers, serving as bond counsel, borrower’s counsel and underwriter’s counsel.

Racquel’s background as a P3/infrastructure lawyer counseling a broad range of public and private clients across various sectors enables her to offer clients a unique perspective on critical aspects of public finance and project finance transactions. Racquel advises clients on the issuance, offering and placement of tax-exempt and taxable municipal securities and other debt instruments. She prepares offering statements and transaction documents including bond documents, loan documents, resolutions, certificates, legal opinions and related closing documents in tax-exempt and taxable issuances.

Racquel has played a leading role in advising clients throughout the country on key issues and including procurement and bid preparation, deal structuring, pre-development delivery, and financing.


Representative Matters

  • Represented lender in connection with a $39M mezzanine loan secured by 20+ affordable housing properties in Los Angeles.
  • Represented lender in connection with an $80M credit lease-backed note financing secured by a to-be-completed medical office facility in Las Vegas.
  • Represented borrower in the disposition of a portfolio of commercial properties in Los Angeles in connection with a 1031 exchange.

Professional Highlights

Judicial Clerkships

Hon. Robert J. Smith, Circuit Court of Fairfax County, Virginia, 2016-2017

Judicial Internships

Hon. Craig S. Iscoe, Superior Court of the District of Columbia, Summer 2014

Professional Activities

Young Professionals in Infrastructure

Commercial Real Estate Finance Council

Recognition & Accomplishments

Legal Aid Foundation Associate Advisory Board Pro Bono Attorney Award

Speaking Engagements

Panelist, "Expectation vs. Reality: Aligning Owner Estimates with Procurement Outcomes," P3C, September 15, 2021

Panelist, "Future-Proofing Water Projects for a Rapidly-Changing Climate," P3 Water Summit, April 23, 2021

Board Memberships & Community Service

Legal Aid Foundation



George Washington University Law School (J.D. 2016)

Chapman University (B.A. 2013)



District of Columbia