Alexandra Weiss Joins Baker Donelson

Monday, December 4, 2017

Baker Donelson announces that it has added 13 new associates across the Firm. The new associates and their primary areas of practice are:

Atlanta, Georgia
Sarah Carrier (Advocacy)
Tanisha Pinkins (Advocacy)

Baltimore, Maryland
Matthew Cassilly (Construction)
Stewart W.

Kameen (Health Law)

Birmingham, Alabama
John Hundscheid (Advocacy)
Daisy Karlson (Advocacy)

Chattanooga, Tennessee
Alexandra Weiss (Financial Services Transactions)

Ms. Weiss is part of a team of attorneys with a niche national practice dedicated to representing lenders and borrowers in HUD-insured loans for commercial, multifamily and senior housing projects. Ms. Weiss assists with due diligence issues, reviews contracts, and helps with closing documentation and coordination.

Knoxville, Tennessee
Jordan Houser (Real Estate/Finance)

Memphis, Tennessee
Shayna Giles (Advocacy)
Maygan Pokabla (Financial Services Transactions)

Nashville, Tennessee
Hunter Threet (Corporate Finance & Securities)

New Orleans, Louisiana
Emily Kesler (Advocacy)
Margaret A. Mentz (Corporate Finance & Securities)

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