Michael D. Baird


  • Michael D. Baird
  • Phone: +1 212 404 8771

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  • Duane Morris LLP
    230 Park Avenue, Suite 1130
    New York, NY 10169-0079

Michael D. Baird concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate, finance, mergers and acquisitions and banking law. Mr. Baird has experience negotiating and documenting a diverse range of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, securities offerings, debt financings, and assisting with general corporate governance matters.

Mr. Baird is a 2009 graduate of Columbia University School of Law, where he was a James Kent Scholar and articles editor of the Columbia Business Law Review. He earned an M.B.A. in Marketing from Villanova University and is a graduate of Princeton University.

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate and Transactional Law
  • Emerging Companies


  • New York


  • Columbia Law School, J.D., 2009
    - James Kent Scholar
    - Articles Editor, Columbia Business Law Review
  • Villanova University, M.B.A., Marketing, 2006
  • Princeton University, A.B., 2003


  • Duane Morris LLP
    - Partner, 2020-present
  • Satterlee Stephens LLP
    - Partner, 2018-2020
    - Associate, 2015-2018
  • Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
    - Associate, 2009-2015

Professional Activities

  • New York City Bar Association
    - Information Technology and Cyber Law Committee

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Co-presenter, "Time to Think Bigger: Finding Value in Big Data Analytics," Webcast hosted by the Knowledge Group, April 2017

  • Moderator, "Big Data: Predictive Analytics Today and Tomorrow," Legal Network International Spring 2016 Meeting