BOSTON—Experienced commercial lending and corporate attorney Rachel Rivkind has joined Womble Bond Dickinson’s Boston office. 

Rivkind has more than a decade of experience representing lenders, borrowers and sponsors in a wide range of commercial lending and secured transactions. Her practice includes guiding clients through asset-based middle market lending, private client and cross-border financing, real estate lending, acquisition financing and syndicated credit arrangements. She also has represented lenders in protecting and enforcing their interests.

Rivkind also brings broad experience advising clients in commercial transactions, corporate governance and risk management. Her clients come from a variety of industries, including food and beverages, hospitality, professional services, publishing, manufacturing, and non-profits.

In addition to her work in private practice, Rivkind previously served as Associate General Counsel to the US subsidiary of an international bank. 

“Rachel has a strong track record of serving financial institutions and other commercial lending clients,” said Womble Bond Dickinson Capital Markets Practice Group Leader Merrick Benn. “As we continue to grow our practice and our firm, we are pleased to have someone with Rachel’s proven experience join our team.”

Womble Bond Dickinson Boston Managing Partner Sarah Keefe said, “One of our goals in Boston has been to strategically expand our practice offerings in this market, and Rachel gives us an experienced local commercial lending presence to work with Womble Bond Dickinson’s extensive Capital Markets team. Our clients are excited she is here.”

“Womble Bond Dickinson has a deep Capital Markets bench and a long track record of serving the commercial lending industry,” Rivkind said. “I am excited to be joining this growing Boston office, and I believe my clients will be well-served by Womble Bond Dickinson’s wide range of services.”

Rivkind comes to Womble Bond Dickinson from Rubin and Rudman LLP in Boston.