Simone is a senior counsel in the New York office. She has broad experience counseling public and private clients in connection with domestic and international corporate finance, private equity, project finance, maritime finance, and mergers and acquisitions transactions.

She has advised clients in a wide range of industries, both domestically and internationally. In particular, she has worked closely with biotech, pharmaceutical and medical products companies, online technology companies, luxury cruise line operators, and international wireless providers and communications companies.

Simone represents clients in connection with all aspects of the formation and sale of their businesses. She is also experienced structuring and negotiating joint ventures, negotiating service agreements, representing both lenders and borrowers in project and asset financings, forming complex domestic and cross-border partnerships, and advising on venture capital and private equity investments.

Prior to joining RPCK, Simone practiced as a senior corporate associate in the New York and Washington, D.C. offices of Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner LLP. She received her B.S. in Communications Studies from Northwestern University and her J.D. from Fordham University, where she was an editor of both the Fordham Environmental Law Journal and the Fordham Finance Securities & Tax Law Forum. Simone is a member of the bar in New York and the District of Columbia.

In addition to her legal practice, Simone is the founder and owner of Rockin the Mix, a children’s clothing brand.


  • Fordham University, J.D.
  • Northwestern University, B.A.


  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • General Corporate Transactions
  • Corporate Finance
  • Private Equity
  • Project Finance
  • Company Formation

Bar Admissions:

  • New York
  • Washington, D.C.

Simone Yatrakis

Senior Counsel

Contact information:

10 East 40th Street Suite 3307
New York, NY 10017

+1 212 594 9600
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