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Elaine Baynham

Baker & McKenzie LLP
Not admitted to practice law in this jurisdiction


Elaine is a New York qualified senior associate in the Firm’s Corporate Finance group in London. Prior to joining the Firm in 2021, she worked in leading US law firms in London and New York. Elaine has experience working on a wide range of corporate finance transactions, including high yield debt offerings, liability management transactions, syndicated credit facilities and restructuring transactions.

Practice Focus

Elaine’s practice focuses on corporate finance transactions with a particular emphasis on high yield debt offerings. Elaine regularly acts for corporations, private equity funds, investment banks and underwriters on leveraged finance transactions involving high yield debt offerings and commitment financing processes. Elaine also regularly works on the syndicated loan side of transactions as well as liability management transactions, including debt exchange and tender offers. Her practice also includes the representation of corporations in connection with complex cross-border Rule 144A and Regulation S debt offerings and restructurings.


  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York~United States (2017)


  • Columbia University (BA)
  • Columbia Law School (JD)


  • English