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Rebecca Lester

Rebecca Lester

Associate

2 South Biscayne Blvd.
21st Floor
Miami, FL 33131
rebecca.lester@nelsonmullins.com

Rebecca advises multinational corporations, emerging growth companies, and venture capital investors in a variety of transactions, including private equity, financings, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate matters. Her practice focuses primarily on cross-border transactions, especially with LatAm entities and investors. Rebecca also advises private wealth clients and family offices in corporate matters.

Rebecca advises multinational corporations, emerging growth companies, and venture capital investors in a variety of transactions, including private equity, financings, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate matters. Her practice focuses primarily on cross-border transactions, especially with LatAm entities and investors. Rebecca also advises private wealth clients and family offices in corporate matters.

Rebecca Lester

Rebecca advises multinational corporations, emerging growth companies, and venture capital investors in a variety of transactions, including private equity, financings, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate matters. Her practice focuses primarily on cross-border transactions, especially with LatAm entities and investors. Rebecca also advises private wealth clients and family offices in corporate matters.

Experience

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Previous professional experience

  • Summer Associate at Nelson Mullins (2020-2021)
  • Law Clerk at Nelson Mullins (2019-2020)
  • Law Clerk at an international law firm (2018-2019)
  • Legal Assistant at an immigration law firm (2018)
  • Legal blog writer at a personal injury law firm (2018)
  • Graphic designer at a Miami-based law firm (2018)

Educational Activities

  • University of Miami School of Law
    • University of Miami School of Law Ambassador
    • Professional Responsibility and Ethics Program
  • Cornell University
    • Student Advisory Board member and president
    • Research assistant in Group Communication Lab
    • Member of Sustainable Design
    • Rawlings III Presidential Research Scholar Peer Advisor
    • Intramural Soccer

Languages

  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • French (non-native fluency)
  • Italian (conversational fluency)

 

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law, JD, cum laude, Dean's List (2021)

    Chaplin Family Scholarship

  • Cornell University, BS, magna cum laude, Dean's List (2017)
    • Rawlings Presidential Research Scholarship
    • Kenneth J. Bisset Award
  • Miami Dade College, AA, highest honors (2014)

Admissions

  • Florida

Practice Areas

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  • LatinVex, Latin America: Top International Law Firms (2022--2023)