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James Baer
JAMES BAER "I’m here to protect you and make your life easier."

James Baer

Of Counsel

Los Angeles (main)

t: 310.282-6235
f: 310.785-3535

James Baer

Of Counsel

Los Angeles (main)

Mr. Baer's legal practice experience includes serving as outside general counsel and business advisor to numerous companies and individuals, including as strategic advisor for managing and settling of complex business litigation. His legal practice also includes venture capital financings for both venture capital firms and portfolio companies, and advising business entities, boards of directors and individuals on general corporate matters, loan transactions, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring transactions and corporate securities issues.

A member of the American Bar Association and the Los Angeles County Bar Association, Mr. Baer is also a past member of the Corporations Committee for the Business Law Section of the State Bar of California and is a current member of the Los Angeles County Bar Executive Committee.

In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Baer has served as an executive officer and a business advisor for various companies in a variety of industries.

Mr. Baer also has expertise as a mediator in a wide variety of matters. He is currently President of CMBG Advisors, Inc., a firm specializing in business restructuring and Assignments for the Benefit of Creditors (ABCs).

Mr. Baer was head of the Corporate Department in the Los Angeles office of Katten, Muchin & Zavis, a Chicago-based firm. Previous to that, he practiced with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP, a Los Angeles-based firm.

  • Practice Areas
  • Education
    • Loyola Law School, J.D.

    • University of California, at Santa Barbara, B.A., Economics

  • State Bar Admissions
    • California

  • Associations
    • American Bar Association

    • Los Angeles County Bar Association

    • Los Angeles County Bar Executive Committee