Paek, Elizabeth

Elizabeth Paek

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Elizabeth S. Paek is an associate in Baker McKenzie’s New York office. She served as a law clerk to the Honorable Jeff Bohm, Chief Judge of the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas from 2011 to 2012.

Practice Focus

Ms. Paek advises US and multinational companies on a range of corporate and securities-related matters. She represents public and private companies in connection with public and private offerings of securities, mergers and acquisitions and global corporate restructurings. She also provides general corporate counseling and corporate governance advice.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Representing a multinational electronics manufacturer in a post-merger integration.
  • Representing a multinational industrial gas company in an asset purchase.
  • Represented a multinational industrial products manufacturer in a USD400 million debt offering.

Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Paek:

  • Represented a large bank holding company in a USD125 million subordinated debt offering.
  • Represented large public pension funds in various investments in private equity and hedge funds.
  • Represented a New York bank holding company in its USD539 million merger with a Delaware bank holding company.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Asian American Bar Association - Member
  • Korean American Lawyers Association of Great New York - Member


  • New York~United States (2012)


  • Duke University School of Law (J.D.) (2011)


  • English
  • Korean

News, Events & Publications

Co-author, "Legislation Amending the New Jersey Business Corporation Act," Insights: The Corporate & Securities Law Advisor, May 2013