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Baker & Hostetler LLP

Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for

Noted in particular for its strong representation of borrower-side clients, including those active in the manufacturing and real estate sectors, alongside growing recognition for its work for financial institutions. Offers considerable experience in handling large-scale construction and project finance work and in advising public sector bodies and nonprofits on public finance issues.

Strengths

Clients regard the firm as "an effective, quality legal team that interconnects efficiently and exchanges ideas and solutions."

A commentator reports: "They are efficient and show a high level of dedication to clients. They are willing to move mountains to work within required timelines."

"Their strengths are their experience, technical knowledge and ability to make complex situation simpler," a source says.

Work highlights

Advised Youngstown Stambaugh Hotel on its $31 million project financing of the Stambaugh building's rehabilitation and renovation.

Notable practitioners

George Skupski is considered a rising star in the banking and finance sector, particularly in real estate financing work. He is notable for his further experience in public finance.
"He has a thorough knowledge of banking and finance law and can explain issues to clients in a way they can understand." "He's detail-oriented and will dig in to get to the root of the matter. He's good at finding technical solutions to problems that might emerge in financing documentation."

Matthew Tenerowicz is notable for his in-depth knowledge of the borrower's perspective on financing transactions. His broad-based practice covers acquisition financings in addition to debt refinancings.

Phillip Callesen offers clients considerable experience in handling financing aspects of significant projects, alongside additional expertise in private equity financing.
"He has a strong background in banking and credit facilities, so it is helpful to get his industry perspective." "He's organized, calm, responsive, knowledgeable and experienced."

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Banking & Finance

Baker & Hostetler LLP

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Location

Key Tower

127 Public Square, Suite 2000

Cleveland

Ohio

USA

OH 44114-1214

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Banking & Finance


George Skupski
Associates to watch
Matthew Tenerowicz
Band 3
Phillip M Callesen
Band 3