"Steven is an outstanding and seasoned corporate litigator with a wealth of experience in the technology, communications, banking and finance sectors," said Tim Mungovan, chair of the Firm's Litigation department.
"London is a very important market for our Firm and one where we continue to see increased client demand for our services. We fully intend to grow our contentious practice further," added Tim.
"Proskauer is very well known for the depth of our experience in the asset management industry. Steven's understanding of the market makes him an ideal fit for us, and his addition to our team will be a tremendous benefit for our clients," said Mary Kuusisto, head of the London office.
Steven's practice focuses on commercial disputes involving technology, telecommunications projects, trade secrets, technology licensing and financing, asset management, and banking. Steven also has an extensive background in international arbitration as an advocate and counsel under the rules of the ICC, SCL, LMAA and LCIA, in addition to his work in the English courts and a number of other global jurisdictions.
"I'm thrilled to be joining Proskauer's litigation team. They have a reputation for a laser-like focus on client service, while at the same time working seamlessly with their colleagues in the corporate transactional practices," said Steven Baker.
Steven joins Dorothy Murray who joined the London litigation practice in 2020.
With almost 100 lawyers, Proskauer's London office provides a comprehensive platform including public and private M&A, corporate real estate, leveraged buyouts and joint ventures, restructurings, finance and fund formation, as well as specialties such as tax, regulation, employment and dispute resolution.
Our team advises leading asset managers such as PE firms, management teams, financial institutions, sovereign wealth funds, pension funds and family offices, in addition to companies across a wide range of sectors, including private equity, sports, media, financial services and hospitality and leisure.