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 commercial real estate finance matters.

With a background as a P3/infrastructure lawyer counseling a broad range of public and private clients across various sectors, Racquel’s experience enables her to offer clients a unique perspective on aspects of real estate and project finance transactions. 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.

Racquel also has experience advising corporate clients through multi-billion-dollar cross-border deals involving entity formation, commercial contracts, restructurings, and private equity transactions.


Real Estate Finance 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.

P3/Infrastructure Representative Matters

  • Represented the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation in connection with the Major Bridges P3 Initiative and Partnership I-81 project.
  • Represented the Georgia Department of Transportation in connection with the I-285/I-20 East and West Interchange projects.
  • Represented the Kansas Department of Transportation in connection with developing procurement documents and a form of project agreement for progressive design-build delivery for highway projects.

Professional Highlights

Pro Bono Experience

Member of the Associates Advisory Board, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

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

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, Associate Advisory Board Member



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

Chapman University (B.A. 2013)



District of Columbia