Eileen Rhein, esq.
Eileen Rhein, esq.
Attorney at KPMG and CEO/Founder of Lighttravelsfaster Inc.
Eileen Rhein, Esq. is a New York City based, Canadian born, Corporate Attorney specializing in Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity law. She is also a travel, fashion & lifestyle journalist and influencer, and founder of Lighttravelsfaster, Inc., a New York City content creation and social media consulting agency specializing in luxury and adventure travel & lifestyle. Eileen has a reach of 400,000 followers and readers between her Instagram @lighttravelsfater, her Luxury & Adventure Travel and Lifestyle blog, Lighttravelsfaster.com, TikTok, YouTube and other social media sites. She is also a Corporate Lawyer on Wall Street, as well as a professional dancer, a violinist and an acclaimed travel journalist. Eileen has a Masters Degree from New York University, a Juris Doctor from the University of Toronto, and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Alberta.
Eileen travels approximately six months per year, has visited over 71 countries and is an expert in luxury & adventure travel and lifestyle. In the legal sphere, she was worked in London, Paris, Milan, Canada and New York for the world’s most prestigious law firms, representing multinational clients on landmark deals such as the Disney/Lucasfilm merger and the purchase of the Toronto & Montreal Stock Exchanges. She also donates over 250 pro bono hours every year towards supporting low income communities in New York City and has worked for a human rights law firm in India. In the influencer sphere, Eileen has worked with hundreds of global brands, from Coca-Cola and Hilton to Brussels Air and Valmont, as well as hotels and tourism boards around the world to create written and visual content for use on media outlets or those of her clients. She regularly covers global travel and fashion events including New York, Paris and Milan Fashion Weeks as well as well as hotel & restaurant openings and national & international destinations. Her writing and photography has been featured in distinguished media outlets, from CN Traveller Spain to Afar Magazine and Daily Front Row.
3 things you do for self-care?
1. I practice Yoga & Pilates 5 times per week.
2. I start each day with positive affirmations.
3. I meditate daily.
How do you define success?
For me, success is happiness, fulfillment and resiliency - a job that makes me happy and fulfilled and the ability to overcome adversity and change direction in the face of obstacles.
Favorite part of your job?
The inspiring people, companies and brands I get to meet and work with on a daily basis.
How does being a woman inspire you?
Women are the ultimate multi-taskers and the ultimate leaders, frequently utilizing a relational style of leadership (an ethical and inclusive style) which proves more successful in times of crisis and rating higher than men on most key leadership capabilities.
What makes you feel good when it comes to what you wear?
High quality fabrics and detailing and elegant, feminine styling that fits me well.
Tell us what you are wearing from the Yang Lan Fashion Collection and how you styled it.
I’m wearing the Women’s Cashmere Hoodie in Cream and the Cashmere Scarf in Baby Blue/Cream with jeans and flats for a casual look.