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Senior Financial Restructuring Lawyer Joins Baker Botts New York

NEW YORK, January 4, 2017 - Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, today announced that John Bae has joined the firm’s New York office as a partner.

Mr. Bae is a bankruptcy and financial restructuring lawyer and will be a member of the firm’s Corporate practice group

“John is an outstanding lawyer and his addition to the firm will further bolster our growing restructuring practice,” said Andrew M. Baker, Managing Partner of Baker Botts. 

Mr. Bae has nearly 30 years of experience in representing clients in corporate restructurings. He actively represents key constituencies in complex and litigious chapter 11 cases. He has extensive experience in representing both debtors and creditors in restructurings involving mass tort, gaming, distressed commercial real estate, energy and others. Mr. Bae regularly advises boards of directors of distressed companies, as well as administrators of foreign insolvent estates. 

Mr. Bae is a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany and attended Hofstra University School of Law for his JD. 

“John is a talented and well respected lawyer and we are delighted he is joining our growing Financial Restructuring team. His domestic and international experience in complex bankruptcy proceedings will be a tremendous asset for our clients,” said Kelly Rose, Co-Chair of the firm’s Corporate practice group. 

“New York is the global financial capital and our firm continues to grow and add outstanding legal talent in this market. John is a first class lawyer, and his arrival allows us to continue to build our team in New York, while adding value for our global clients,” said Rob Scheinfeld, Partner in Charge of the firm’s New York office. 


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