Blaire Cahn has joined Baker McKenzie as Counsel in its Global Restructuring & Insolvency Practice. Blaire brings her decade of experience in restructuring matters to Baker McKenzie.
Blaire has represented a range of distressed companies, creditors and companies seeking to acquire distressed assets in both in-court and out-of-court restructurings. She has advised companies on the development and implementation of corporate restructuring strategies and has litigated disputes before bankruptcy and appellate courts. Her experience spans a variety of industries, including automotive, education, financial services, healthcare, oil and gas, real estate, retail, technology, and transportation. Blaire’s creditor experience includes representing private equity funds, hedge funds and investment banks. She joins Baker McKenzie from Weil, Gotshal & Manges.
"Baker McKenzie is playing a leading role in some of the most complex restructuring matters around the world,” said Debra Dandeneau, Co-Chair of Baker McKenzie's Global Restructuring & Insolvency practice. "Blaire's expertise will augment our existing restructuring practice, and we're delighted to add her to our growing team."
Baker McKenzie's Global Restructuring & Insolvency Practice helps clients address financial difficulties in debt crises around the world. The Firm's practitioners have represented creditors, corporate debtors and investors in some of the largest and most complex international restructurings and insolvencies. The practice also facilitates turnarounds and settlements, helps raise capital to prevent costly defaults, and assists in disposing of or acquiring assets to protect and preserve value. Although disputes are inevitable, the Firm's track record in resolving them is among the world's best.
"I'm very pleased to join Baker McKenzie's highly regarded team of bankruptcy practitioners," Blaire said. "I look forward to working with my colleagues to deliver strategic advice to our clients as they look to optimize their business opportunities in the face of corporate distress."
Blaire received her B.S. from Washington University in St. Louis and her J.D. from Cornell Law School.