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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.

Practice Areas

Education

  • 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

Admissions

  • Illinois

Languages

  • German
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Experience
Memberships

Memberships

American Bar Association
Professional Activities
Legal Updates/Client Advisories
New Year, New PPP Loans
Executive Summary On December 27, 2020 President Trump signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the “Act”) into law, which…
IRS Doubles Down on No Double Dip
Executive Summary Companies that receive or are reasonably expected to receive forgiveness for Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”)…
CFIUS Final Regulations Revise Mandatory Declaration Requirement for Certain Critical Technology Transactions
Executive Summary On September 11, 2020, the Office of Investment Security, Department of Treasury issued a final rule that…
Opening Up Your Workplace Again
Executive Summary On Thursday April 16, 2020, President Trump unveiled his “Guidelines for Opening Up America Again” (the…
President Signs $2 Trillion Dollar Stimulus Into Law - Key Provisions and Implications for Employers
Executive Summary On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES…
Coronavirus Relief Bill Update
Executive Summary Under the mandate of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“Act”), the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”)…
Legal Guidance for 2020 CFIUS Regulations
On January 13, 2020, the Office of Investment Security, Department of Treasury published its final regulations implementing the Foreign…
Speaking Engagements
GACC Midwest Virtual Expert Workshop - "U.S. Market Entry Strategy Planning - The Basis for U.S. Success," February 17, 2021
2.17.21
Events
Complimentary Webinar: COVID-19 Required Me to Work From Home... and I Like It - Formalizing Work From Home Arrangements
6.30.20
In March, many employees were sent home to work remotely with little notice or advance planning. In response, many employees have performed…
News
Riebana Sachs Co-Presented at GACC's Virtual Expert Workshop Series
On February 17, 2021, Riebana Sachs, Associate at Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd., participated in the Virtual German American…
Publications
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