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Annie Kun Baker

AnnieKunBaker

Partner
Location:
Los Angeles,California
Phone:
213-955-1603
Fax:
213-623-0032
Email:

Annie Baker is a partner in the firm's Los Angeles office. She concentrates her practice on business structure and operations with an emphasis on corporate law and business and real estate transactions. Her profile includes structuring of business entities, sales, acquisitions of companies, mergers, various securities and other regulatory filings, financing transactions, and representation of individual clients with respect to various legal matters.

Representative Matters

Business Acquisitions and Sales Represents various corporations in stock and asset sales and purchases. Includes advising on the structure of the transaction, negotiating terms, preparing required documentation, coordinating with local counsel in other jurisdictions. Some specific examples include: sale of entertainment assets of a major entertainment company; purchase of food manufacturer and distributor (acquisition of majority interest followed by tender offer and cash-out merger); sale of food manufacturer; purchase of trucking company; acquisitions of commercial aircraft; sale of a majority interest in California HMO; sale and purchase of race tracks; sale of automobile dealership; sale of scrap metal business; sale and purchase of engineering companies.

Real Estate Represents individuals and business entities in the sale and purchase of residential, commercial and industrial real estate; deeds in lieu of foreclosure; creating and perfecting security interests in real property. Some specific examples include: representation of an affiliate of Lazard Freres in the divestiture of several agricultural operations; representation of foreign corporate and individual clients with respect to investments in U.S. real estate.

Corporate All phases of corporate work, including formation and continuing representation of corporations, mergers, advising boards of directors, preparing buy-sell agreements, advising majority or minority shareholders in shareholder disputes.

Antitrust (Hart-Scott-Rodino) Analysis of proposed transactions to determine whether a pre-merger/pre-acquisition filing is required based on market share analysis. Preparation of the required report for filing with the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice.

International Clients Represents Canadian, French, Swiss and other foreign clients with respect to their U.S. holdings, including formation of U.S. entities, structuring of U.S. operations, and coordinating with foreign counsel.

Affiliations

  • The State Bar of California
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • French-American Chamber of Commerce

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate & Business
  • Real Estate, Land Use & Hospitality

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. Federal Courts
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. District Court

Education

  • UCLA School of Law,Los Angeles,California
    • J.D.
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    • Ph.D.
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    • M.A.
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    • B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Regents Scholar

Languages

  • French
  • Italian
  • Romanian