Rachael Apfel

Rachael Apfel



  • Capital Markets and Securities
  • Corporate
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Equity

WSG Practice Industries


Haynes and Boone
Texas, U.S.A.

Rachael Apfel is a corporate associate in the Dallas office of Haynes and Boone. Her practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, and capital markets and securities.

Bar Admissions

Texas, 2017


J.D., Stanford Law School, 2017
B.A., Harvard University, 2014, cum laude
Areas of Practice

Capital Markets and Securities | Corporate | Mergers and Acquisitions | Private Equity

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Represented WatchGuard Video, a nationwide leader in the production and distribution of police video systems, including in-car video systems and body-worn cameras for public safety systems, in its sale to Motorola Solutions.
Represented a preeminent non-profit entity in a merger with a leading philanthropic organization.
Represented a leading manufacturer of consumer packaged goods in a purchase of bleach products and related inventory.
Represented prominent fund in its investment into leading credit card processing company.
Represented a leading manufacturer of precision investment castings in the sale of its stock.
Represented Ericsson Inc. in its acquisition of Placecast, a leading enterprise-grade platform for data management and display advertising based out of California.

Haynes and Boone Blogs
Haynes and Boone 

Haynes and Boone Blogs includes the Firm Blog, IP Beacon: Patent Law Review, Practical Benefits Lawyer, Texas Insurance Academy and The Dec Sheet-Insurance Law


President Signs Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act
Haynes and Boone, June 2020

On June 5, 2020, President Trump signed H.R.7010, the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (the “PPPFA”). The PPPFA modifies the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) to provide additional flexibility to borrowers in using PPP loan proceeds and obtaining forgiveness for their loans by the Small Business Administration (the “SBA”)...

SBA Issues New Guidance on PPP Loan Forgiveness
Haynes and Boone, June 2020

On May 22, 2020, the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) provided additional guidance on the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) through the issuance of two new Interim Final Rules on (i) loan forgiveness and (ii) SBA loan review procedures and related borrower and lender responsibilities (collectively, the “Loan Forgiveness Rules”), each of which supplements the first PPP Interim Final Rule, published on April 2, 2020, the subseq

SBA Issues New Guidance on Certification of Necessity Safe Harbor
Haynes and Boone, May 2020

On May 13, 2020, the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) issued an update to the Frequently Asked Questions document (“FAQs”) relating to its Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”), originally published on April 2, 2020 and updated regularly thereafter, providing additional guidance on the PPP Certification of Necessity Safe Harbor...