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Baker Botts Adds Leading Hedge Fund and Alternative Investments Lawyer Drew G.L. Chapman in New York


New York, April 4, 2019 – Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, today announced that Drew G.L. Chapman has joined the firm’s Corporate Practice as a Partner. Mr. Chapman will be based in New York.

Drew brings more than 20 years of experience advising hedge funds, credit funds, private equity funds and other alternative investment firms in connection with complex transactions, M&A, special situations, governance, and SEC regulatory and enforcement issues. Drew also represents companies in mergers and acquisition and other business transactions.

"Drew has an impressive track record advising hedge, credit and distressed funds in connection with special situations, restructurings, workouts and refinancing, building a reputation as a recognized global leader for alternative investments,” said John Martin, Managing Partner of Baker Botts. “His extensive experience adds additional depth to our Corporate Practice.”

"As we continue to build our private equity and alternative investment platform, and add to our existing strength in New York, we are excited about the talent Drew will bring to our team," said Mike Bengtson, Chair of Baker Botts’ Corporate Practice.

Baker Botts’ Corporate Practice handles a full range of corporate, securities and financing matters, including mergers and acquisitions (M&A), public and private securities offerings and institutional and other specialized financings. The group is recognized for its depth of experience, and several of its corporate lawyers have served as general counsel and in-house counsel at publicly traded companies.

Baker Botts is an international law firm whose lawyers practice throughout a network of offices around the globe. Based on our experience and knowledge of our clients' industries, we are recognized as a leading firm in the energy, technology and life sciences sectors. Since 1840, we have provided creative and effective legal solutions for our clients while demonstrating an unrelenting commitment to excellence. For more information, please visit


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