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Riebana Sachs is a primary member of the Corporate, Finance & Acquisitions practice group. In addition to her corporate practice, she also focuses on employment law matters.

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Prior to joining the firm, Riebana served as an Assistant State’s Attorney for the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. She was born in Hannover and grew up in Hamburg, Germany, and is fluent in German.

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  • DePaul University College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2016, Order of the Coif; DePaul Law Review, Managing Editor of Notes & Comments; CALI Excellence for the Future Awards: Civil Procedure, Criminal Procedure, Legal Analysis, Research & Communications I and II, Legal Drafting, Legal Profession and Advanced Trial Advocacy
  • Iowa State University, B.S., Psychology, summa cum laude, 2010; Recipient of the International Incentive Scholarship, 2009-2010


  • Illinois


  • German


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Complimentary Webinar: COVID-19 Required Me to Work From Home... and I Like It - Formalizing Work From Home Arrangements
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Masuda Funai Welcomes a New Associate Attorney
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd. is pleased to announce the addition of Riebana Sachs, a native German speaker, as an Associate…