Jim Baer is the President of CMBG Advisors, Inc. He is also one of the founding partners of Baer & Troff, LLP, and continues to work closely with its attorneys in restructuring transactions for CMBG.
Jim’s legal practice experience includes serving as outside general counsel and business advisor to numerous companies and individuals. He has also been closely involved in financing for both venture capital firms and their portfolio companies.
Jim is frequently engaged to advise businesses, board of directors, and individuals on corporate matters, including loan transactions, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring transactions, and corporate securities issues.
In addition to his legal practice, Jim has served as an executive officer and a business advisor for companies in a wide range of industries. He also has extensive experience as a mediator.
Prior to joining Baer & Troff, LLP, Jim was head of the Corporate Department in the Los Angeles office Katten, Muchin & Zavis. Previous to that, he practiced with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP, a Los Angeles-based law firm with multiple domestic and international offices.
Jim also holds a B.A. in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
A member of the American Bar Association and the Los Angeles County Bar Association, Jim is also a past member of the Corporations Committee for the Business Law Section of the State Bar of California.
James K. Baer
President and Founder