Andrew Baker is a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Baker is a member of the Corporate Department and Capital Markets Practice. He represents financial institutions and issuers in capital markets and leveraged finance transactions, with particular experience in bridge facilities, high yield debt offerings, and acquisition financing. Mr. Baker has also represented issuers and underwriters in connection with investment grade debt offerings, convertible notes offerings, credit facilities, bridge commitments, exchange offers, tender offers, consent solicitations, equity offerings, and initial public offerings. He regularly advises public and private company and sponsor clients on general corporate matters, debt offerings, securities and stock exchange rules, and corporate governance issues.
Mr. Baker’s work covers a wide array of sectors including chemicals, healthcare, food products, financial institutions, casino gaming, pharmaceuticals, technology, automotive, insurance, consumer lending, mining, energy, oil and gas, retail, specialty products, and telecommunications.
In 2011, Mr. Baker spent six months on secondment at Barclays where he worked on a variety of credit agreements, amendments to credit agreements, bank/bridge commitment letters, bond offerings, and syndicated loan documents.
During law school, Mr. Baker worked for Justice Barry T. Albin of the New Jersey Supreme Court.