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Rachel Cheasty Sanders

Rachel Sanders is an associate in the firm’s Pittsburgh office. She focuses her practice on a wide range of corporate and transactional matters related to mergers and acquisitions, securities, debt and equity financings, and general corporate matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Sanders was a summer associate in the firm’s Pittsburgh office in 2015. She also served as a research assistant for Professor Adam I. Muchmore, aiding him in compiling a Food and Drug Administration Supplement for publication, and for Professor Stephen F. Ross, aiding him in publishing a new edition of his Sports Law casebook and researching sports law and comparative law issues. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Sanders worked both as a paralegal in a small defense firm and as a manager at an international restaurant chain.

  • Recognized by The Legal 500 United States as a Recommended Lawyer for M&A: middle-market ($500m-999m), 2024
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Awards: Civil Procedure, Elements of the Law, Food & Drug Administration
  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • National Association of Women Lawyers


  • To Weed or Not to Weed? The Colorado Quandary of Legitimate Marijuana Businesses and the Financial Institutions Who Are Unable to Serve Them, 120 Penn State Law Review 281 (2015).
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