MoFo Snags Kramer Partner For NY Investment Practice

Law360, New York (March 15, 2011, 8:42 PM EDT) -- Morrison and Foerster LLP has hired a partner from Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP to lead its New York investment management practice.

Jay G. Baris, 57, joined MoFo on March 1. He represents investment companies, broker-dealers, investment advisers and other financial institutions.

Keith Wetmore, chair of the firm, said that Baris was particularly well-suited in helping clients address any challenges arising from recent regulatory developments in the financial industry.

"The addition of Jay Baris highlights the firm's focus on investment management and Advisers Act issues...
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