Partner / Los Angeles
Annie Kun Baker
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. Ms. Baker is fluent in French, Italian and Romanian.
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.
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.
- The State Bar of California-French
- Los Angeles County Bar Association
- American Chamber of Commerce