The Firm also announced three new Counsel and a Director of Economics

Global law firm Baker McKenzie has elected 16 new partners, along with three counsel and a Director of Economics, in North America. These promotions took effect Jan. 1, 2024.

"Congratulations to this outstanding group for achieving these significant career milestones," said Colin Murray, Baker McKenzie's North America Chief Executive Officer. "This is a class of dedicated, resilient individuals who have proven they are ready to take the next step. They have demonstrated exceptional client service and the level of commitment that will allow our Firm to continue driving forward in delivering best-in-class legal services. Baker McKenzie has a bright future with this new class of leadership."

The Firm's newly elected partners are:

  • Graham Cronogue — Litigation & Government Enforcement, Washington, DC
  • Alexandra Daniels — Transactional, Chicago
  • Abhishek Dubé — International Commercial & Trade, Dallas
  • Fang Fang — Transactional, Palo Alto
  • Aleesha Fowler — Litigation & Government Enforcement, Washington, DC
  • Brooke Granger — Transactional, Houston
  • Juan Carlos Guerra-Gascon — Transactional, Guadalajara
  • Cameron Reilly — Tax, Chicago
  • Guillermo Eduardo Rojas Montiel — Transactional, Mexico City
  • Graco Sáenz-Andapia — Tax, Mexico City
  • Eunkyung Kim Shin — International Commercial & Trade, Chicago
  • Carlos Suarez — Transactional, Chicago
  • Michael Tedesco — Tax, New York
  • Haran Viswanathan — Transactional, Toronto
  • Amir-Kia Waxman — Tax, New York
  • Bryan White International Commercial & Trade, Dallas

The Firm's newly elected counsel are:

  • Janel Brynda — Employment & Compensation, San Francisco
  • Gavin Meyers* — Transactional, Miami
  • Maxim Tsotsorin — Transactional, Palo Alto

Wenham Shen was also promoted to Director of Economics, Tax (Baker & McKenzie Consulting LLC).

*Gavin Meyers' promotion took effect September 1, 2023.

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