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Evan Rahn ( Class of 2017)

Hometown: Bettendorf, Iowa

Undergraduate school and major: Wheaton College (IL) - English

What did you come to law school to become:

JAG Officer

Your favorite Iowa Law memory:

From an academic perspective, group outlining/studying for finals. But otherwise, enjoyed the tailgates, spring breaks and all that we did when not studying.

Current employer:

White & Case LLP


New York

Job title:


Description of what you do:

 Bank Finance Associate. Involved in various acquisition financings, refinancings, etc.

Draft credit documentation (credit agreements, amendments, ancillaries, etc.), commitment papers, calls with clients/opposing counsel, attention to deal flow and status of documents, various client requests (grids, collateral reviews, etc.)

Your favorite part of your job:

Speaking/Interacting with clients.

Your interests outside of work:

Exploring different NYC/Brooklyn neighborhoods, trying new restaurants, sporting events (Knicks/Yankees)

What is your favorite movie:

About Time

What advice do you have for success in summer positions:

Always carry a notepad and pen.

Be responsive to emails and willing to try a variety of assignments.

Do at least one pro-bono project.

Relax and enjoy yourself--the summer is about getting to know the summer associates far more than it is about their actual work product (i.e. effort over substance).