Nixon Peabody Nabs Paul Hastings Sports Deals Atty

Law360, New York (March 16, 2010, 5:10 PM EDT) -- Killing three birds with one stone, Nixon Peabody LLP has bolstered its private equity, mergers and acquisitions, and global sports and entertainment practices by luring from Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker LLP a corporate finance partner who focuses on sports deals.

Charles H. Baker, who in 2008 represented the buyer of the Miami Dolphins football franchise, has joined Nixon Peabody in New York and will work with leaders in all three practices, the firm said in a statement Tuesday.

Baker said he's excited to join an...
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