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Baker Botts Expands Bankruptcy Practice with Arrival of New York Partner Emanuel Grillo


NEW YORK, January 6, 2015 - Baker Botts LLP, a leading international law firm, is pleased to announce that Emanuel (“Manny”) Grillo has joined the firm as a partner in the Bankruptcy Group. Mr. Grillo brings more than 20 years of bankruptcy and restructuring experience to Baker Botts, and is based in the firm’s New York office.

“Adding bankruptcy expertise in the New York office augments our nationwide presence and allows us to support our clients’ needs anywhere in the country,” said Baker Botts Managing Partner Andrew M. Baker.

Prior to joining Baker Botts, Mr. Grillo was a partner in Goodwin Procter’s Financial Institutions Group and chaired its Financial Restructuring Practice.

Mr. Grillo has broad-based experience representing secured and unsecured creditors, debtors and court-appointed trustees, as well as both sellers and purchasers in distressed mergers and acquisitions conducted under the auspices of the Bankruptcy Code. His experience includes cross-border and prepackaged bankruptcy cases.

Mr. Grillo completed his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 1991 and B.S.F.S. from Georgetown University in 1988.

Additional information about the Bankruptcy practice at Baker Botts is available here.


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