Wayne I. Baden

Wayne I. Baden joined the firm as a partner in 2007. Throughout his career, his practice has focused on transactional corporate counseling, including structuring investment vehicles to purchase and operate transportation businesses, financial institutions and other businesses, as well as counseling on matters of corporate control. In addition to his transactional work, Mr. Baden has an extensive practice advising businesses and not-for-profit corporations on corporate governance and regulatory compliance issues. Mr. Baden also advises a large number of real estate investors in the New York metropolitan area on organizational, financial, development, and organizational matters.


    • Banks and bank holding companies.
    • Transportation companies, including serving as the outside general counsel of the New York Black Car Operators’ Injury Compensation Fund.
    • Real estate investors and investment companies.
    • Other mergers, acquisitions and asset sales.

Mr. Baden received his A.B. from Brown University in 1968, served in the United States Army from 1968 to 1971, and received his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 1975. In 1975, Mr. Baden began his legal career as an associate at Simpson Thatcher & Bartlett. In 1979, Mr. Baden left Simpson Thatcher to form his own firm, Baden Kramer Huffman & Brodsky, P.C., and focused his practice on corporate and transactional work. As part of his practice, Mr. Baden served on the Board of Directors of St. Louis Bank, a federally chartered savings bank in Duluth, Minnesota, and as the general counsel to St. Louis Bank’s holding company from 1989 to 1994, and as general counsel to Treasury Bank, Ltd., a bank located in Washington, D.C., from 1994 to 2001. In 2002, Baden Kramer Huffman & Brodsky joined its practice with that of Fox Horan & Camerini LLP, where Mr. Baden continued his practice. In 2007, Mr. Baden joined the Firm, where he continues his prior practice.