Rachel B. Coan

Rachel B. Coan

Rachel B. Coan


2 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005
212-238-8825, Fax: 212-732-3232
coan@clm.comDownload Vcard

Practice Description

Rachel Coan’s corporate and securities practice focuses on the representation of clients in the financial services industry, including insurance and reinsurance companies, banks, investment banks and other businesses. She has worked with issuers, underwriters, placement agents, sponsors, trustees, collateral managers and swap providers in capital markets transactions involving public, private and Rule 144A offerings of debt, equity and hybrid securities, surplus notes and novel structured and asset-based securities.

These transactions have included many collateralized fundings to satisfy Regulations XXX and AXXX and related derivatives, as well as loans backed by insurance policy proceeds or commissions. Ms. Coan has also assisted clients in establishing COLI programs, captive insurers and portfolio cell companies.

She has represented numerous clients in diverse industries in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate restructurings and the formation of onshore and offshore investment funds.

Ms Coan has advised a variety of companies in the financial and energy industries on the application of the Dodd-Frank swap regulations to their businesses, and helped them establish appropriate corporate governance and compliance procedures.
In addition, she has represented numerous tax-exempt corporations in connection with their formation, financing, expansion, reorganization, employment matters, trademark licenses and commercial contracts.


  • 1985 New York


  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York Member, (Member, Committee on Insurance 2009-Present)
  • American Bar Association (Business Law Section, Structured Finance Subcommittee of the Federal Regulation of Securities Committee)


  • A.B., 1977 Smith College
  • J.D., 1984 Rutgers University School of Law - Newark (Notes and Comments Editor, Law Review)

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