Bonnie Baker Promoted to Counsel

February 28, 2018

Friedman Kaplan is proud to announce that staff attorney Bonnie Baker has been promoted to counsel. 

Ms. Baker represents plaintiffs and defendants in complex litigation and investigations, and provides litigation and pre-litigation advice to individuals in the financial services and other industries in connection with allegations of money laundering, mail and wire fraud, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations, and other matters.  Bonnie graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania, where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and received her law degree from The Yale Law School, where she received the John Fletcher Caskey Prize.  Prior to joining Friedman Kaplan, Bonnie served as law clerk to Hon. Richard Owen, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

"Bonnie has proven an invaluable resource to the firm during her many years as an attorney affiliated with our firm, and we are excited to deepen our relationship with her as she transitions to counsel," said Managing Partner Eric Seiler.

In addition to her work with the firm, Ms. Baker has served as an Acting Assistant Professor of Lawyering at New York University School of Law, an Adjunct Professor at The New School, and was an Executive Editor at Brownstone Publishers, Inc., where she researched, wrote, and edited articles relating to school district compliance with the No Child Left Behind Act.