June 1, 2008
STAMFORD, CT – Finn Dixon & Herling LLP, a law firm with extensive experience providing corporate, transactional, securities, investment management and litigation counsel, announced that Hank Baer has joined the firm as a partner.
Hank Baer’s bankruptcy and insolvency practice includes the representation of purchasers of assets in distressed situations and the representation of secured lenders in workouts of troubled loans. Mr. Baer has significant experience in asset acquisitions under section 363 of the bankruptcy code, the representation of first lien, second lien, and mezzanine lenders in and out of bankruptcy proceedings, and the representation of DIP lenders in formal chapter 11 proceedings. Mr. Baer has represented all of the primary constituencies in chapter 11 proceedings, including debtors, official committees, agents for syndicated loans, individual lenders, indenture trustees, and retained professionals. Before coming to Finn Dixon, Mr. Baer worked at Latham & Watkins LLP and Dechert LLP, both in New York City.
“We’re very pleased that Hank has joined our firm”, said Brett W. Dixon, Administrative Partner of Finn Dixon & Herling. “Hank brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience that will be highly complementary to our existing practice areas. We’re confident our clients will value the addition of Hank to our team.”
“I am very excited for the opportunity to join Finn Dixon & Herling." Mr. Baer said. “Finn Dixon's existing practices and expertise are the perfect match for a growing distressed practice, and I expect for the bankruptcy and corporate reorganizations practice to offer a valuable new service to existing and new clients alike.”
Mr. Baer is a graduate of Fordham University School of Law (J.D., 1997), where he was the Editor in Chief of the Environmental Law Journal, and Bates College (B.A., 1987).
Mr. Baer is admitted to practice law in the State of New York and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.