Rachael E. Stack



Rachael Stack drafts and negotiates construction and design contracts, engineering agreements, and automation contracts of all types and sizes. Rachael provides strategic counsel to clients on construction projects and guides them through the contracting and construction process. Rachael also negotiates critical commercial agreements for clients, including leading technology contracts, drone agreements, utility and energy system arrangements, and logistics and transportation contracts.

Construction Transactions & Commercial Counsel

From single projects to managing entire construction portfolios, Rachael delivers essential legal counsel to clients in various industries. Rachael also advises clients on issues covering supply chain constraints, price volatility and contractual disputes. Some of Rachael’s key engagements include:

  • Serving as counsel to a Fortune 100 company for its entire construction portfolio for critical projects throughout the country.
  • Representing contractors in connection with a $100 million data storage center and a $250 million electric energy grid project.
  • Leading negotiations on behalf of a Fortune 50 company in cutting-edge technology transactions involving retail to consumer drone delivery.

In-House Experience

Before joining the firm, Rachael honed her transactional skills in the business sector working as in-house counsel for one of the largest financial services companies in the world. While in-house, Rachael drafted and negotiated a wide variety of commercial agreements, including procurement purchases, payment services and systems transactions, and sponsorship and licensing arrangements.

Personal Interests

Outside of her practice, Rachael enjoys running, cycling, and yoga and frequently trains for marathons and triathlons. Prior to law school, she ran and led the NCAA Div. II Cross Country and Track and Field teams for the University of Minnesota Duluth.

Construction Contracting and COVID-19
Construction Contracting and COVID-19
Negotiating in uncertain times


Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


The John Marshall Law School
J.D. Certificate in Intellectual Property Law - Trademark and Copyright Law, The John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law (2015)

University of Minnesota, Duluth
B.A. in Criminology and Sociology (2011)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives


  • Best Lawyers® — "Ones to Watch," Construction Law, 2023-24; Real Estate Law, 2024
  • Minnesota Lawyer — Up & Coming Attorneys, 2021
  • Faegre Drinker — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2020-22
  • Faegre Baker Daniels — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2018-19
Awards Methodology
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