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Racquel Muindi

Associate

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Los Angeles, CA 90017

Racquel Muindi is an associate in the Firm’s Infrastructure Practice Group where she represents public entities procuring public works projects.  Ms. Muindi assists with the full scope of services, including pre-procurement, procurement package development, evaluation and selection, and negotiations and contract award.  

Ms. Muindi has a range of transactional experience and has worked in both the public and private sectors, including internationally in Germany and China.  While in China, Ms. Muindi was an associate in the Corporate/M&A practice group of a boutique PRC law firm in Beijing where she handled outbound venture capital investments, cross-border transactions and general corporate matters.

During law school, Ms. Muindi served as a legal intern for the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law and National Security where she researched public-private partnerships for security and resilience.  Ms. Muindi also completed a competitive legal internship with the Office of the Judge Advocate at U.S. Army Europe Headquarters in Wiesbaden, Germany where she drafted memoranda analyzing legal issues in the areas of international law, national security and government claims.  

Prior to joining Nossaman, Ms. Muindi served as a judicial law clerk to The Honorable Robert J. Smith of Fairfax County Circuit Court in Virginia where she drafted bench memoranda and letter opinions for motions dockets and trials, reviewed court orders for statutory compliance, and led scheduling conferences and uncontested civil dockets. 

Representative Work

  • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority—Sepulveda Pass Transit Corridor.  Key member of the legal team engaged to implement Metro’s first application of the Pre-Development Agreement delivery method for the $5 billion Sepulveda Pass Transit Project to connect the San Fernando Valley with Los Angeles’ Westside, integrating into the East-West SFV LRT, the Orange Line, the Purple Line and the Expo Line.  Ms. Muindi’s services include general pre-procurement activities and development of the procurement package.  
  • City of Inglewood—Envision Inglewood Transit Connector.  Key member of the legal team engaged for the $800 million elevated fixed guideway rail project that will connect the Crenshaw LRT, the revitalizing Market Street business area, the existing Forum Performing Arts Center, the planned LA Clippers basketball arena, the LA Rams/Chargers Football stadium currently under construction and the surrounding 5 million square foot entertainment/ mixed use complex to follow.  Ms. Muindi’s services include advising on the optimal method of governance and the best practices project delivery model. 
     
Racquel  Muindi
Racquel  Muindi

Practices

Education

J.D., The George Washington University Law School, 2016

B.A., Chapman University, 2013

Admissions

California

District of Columbia

Virginia

Professional Affiliations

Los Angeles County Bar Association (Real Property/State and Local Government Sections)

Women’s Transportation Seminar – Los Angeles Chapter (Legislative Committee)

Woman Lawyers Association of Los Angeles

California Association of Black Lawyers

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