Randolf Katz Joins Business Group & Costa Mesa Office

News / March 23, 2009

COSTA MESA, CA – March 23, 2009 – Baker Hostetler announced today the expansion of its Business group with the addition of partner Randolf W. Katz. Mr. Katz, who was most recently a partner with Bryan Cave LLP, will be resident in Baker Hostetler’s Costa Mesa Office.

Mr. Katz has experience as outside general counsel and special securities counsel to both public and private companies in matters relating to corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance. He has handled numerous private placements, initial public offerings, follow-on public offerings, and alternative public offerings of domestic and foreign entities. He was formerly the managing partner of an Orange County, California, office of a national law firm and a member of its national executive committee.

"We are very pleased to welcome Randy to the firm and to the team of outstanding attorneys we've assembled in the Costa Mesa office," said George Mooradian, Partner-in-Charge of the firm's Costa Mesa office and Coordinator of the firm's Tax, Personal Planning and Employee Benefits practice in California. "His experience and leadership will benefit not only our West Coast clients, but those throughout the country, as he works with attorneys across the firm to provide the exceptional client service, commitment and innovative legal solutions for which Baker Hostetler is known," said Mooradian.

"Randy's extensive experience in corporate governance and transactions, and securities matters—for both domestic and foreign companies—will be a significant asset in helping us serve clients in various industries facing new issues and regulations," said Carl Steen, Business Group Coordinator for the Costa Mesa Office and head of the firm's Project Finance Team.  

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