Rachael Minassian
Associate | New York
Rachael Minassian

Rachael Minassian is an associate in Dechert’s financial services and investment management group. Ms. Minassian is currently on secondment at Morgan Stanley.

Ms. Minassian focuses her practice on advising U.S. registered investment companies, including mutual funds, closed-end funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and alternative strategy investment funds, as well as their investment advisers on a wide range of regulatory and compliance matters. She also focuses on the formation, structuring, marketing and operation of private investment funds.

Ms. Minassian joined Dechert as a summer associate in 2021.

  • Pro Se Perils: The Eight Circuit’s Approach to Sixth Amendment Challenges After Guilty Pleas – Boston College Law Review Electronic Supplement (2021)
  • Homeless Advocacy Project – Work with community partners in Pennsylvania to eliminate the publication requirement for legal name changes.
  • Represent sustainable jewelry company in restructuring and expansion into Ukraine.
  • Represent various asylum seekers in gaining US citizenship.
    • Providence College, B.A., 2019, magna cum laude, Liberal Arts Honors Program
    • Boston College Law School, J.D., 2022, cum laude, Boston College Law Review
    • New York
    • English
    • Armenian
    • Spanish
    • Armenian Bar Association