Summary

Payal focuses her practice on general corporate, transactional, securities and gaming matters.

Payal represents business clients in a broad range of areas, including mergers & acquisitions, private equity transactions, securities compliance and regulatory matters and debt and equity issuances. She also advises on gaming regulatory law, including licensing, compliance and general corporate matters in multiple jurisdictions.

In addition, Payal has prior experience with health care transactional and regulatory matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Payal was an associate in the health care department of McGuireWoods. She earned her J.D., Order of the Coif, from Emory University School of Law, where she also served as managing editor for the Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal. She received her B.S., cum laude, from New York University.

Payal speaks Gujarātī, an Indo-Aryan language. She provides pro bono services to the Chicago Architecture Biennial and serves as its Secretary and Outside Counsel. Payal also serves on the junior board of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. In addition, she is a board member for Alternatives, Inc., a comprehensive, multi-cultural youth development organization that operates as a support system for more than 4,000 of Chicago’s young people and their families each year.

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Education

  • Emory University School of Law (2010)
  • New York University, B.S., cum laude (2007)

Admissions

  • State - Illinois

Community Involvement

  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra Overture Counsel
  • Alternatives, Inc.

    Board Member

  • Chicago Architecture Biennial

    Secretary and Outside Counsel