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Ashley W. Baker

Associate

, Bryan Cave LLP
St. Louis

Tel

1 314 259 2061

Fax

1 314 552 8061
ashley.baker@bryancave.com
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Ashley W. Baker

Associate


St. Louis



One Metropolitan Square
211 North Broadway, Suite 3600
St. Louis, Missouri 63102-2750

Phone:

1 314 259 2061

Fax:

1 314 552 8061

email:

ashley.baker@bryancave.com
Ashley Baker represents public and private company clients and private business owners in connection with a broad range of corporate transactional matters. Her practice focuses on advising clients in connection with their merger, acquisition and divestiture transactions; their joint venture and other strategic transactions; their corporate governance and formation matters; their contractual matters; and their general business and securities law counseling matters. Ms. Baker also represents clients in the preparation and negotiation of various commercial contracts, including supply agreements, services agreements, manufacturing agreements, distribution agreements, employment agreements, confidentiality agreements, non-competition agreements and licensing agreements. Ms. Baker has experience with companies in a number of different industries, including manufacturing, technology, life sciences, healthcare, consumer goods, private equity, executive office leasing and retail.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis

Languages

  • Spanish

Ashley Baker represents public and private company clients and private business owners in connection with a broad range of corporate transactional matters. Her practice focuses on advising clients in connection with their merger, acquisition and divestiture transactions; their joint venture and other strategic transactions; their corporate governance and formation matters; their contractual matters; and their general business and securities law counseling matters. Ms. Baker also represents clients in the preparation and negotiation of various commercial contracts, including supply agreements, services agreements, manufacturing agreements, distribution agreements, employment agreements, confidentiality agreements, non-competition agreements and licensing agreements. Ms. Baker has experience with companies in a number of different industries, including manufacturing, technology, life sciences, healthcare, consumer goods, private equity, executive office leasing and retail.

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  • Represented Emerson Electric Co. in connection with numerous acquisitions and divestitures in the United States, Europe and Canada
  • Represented Energizer Holdings, Inc. in its approximately $1.9 billion acquisition of the publicly-traded Playtex Products, Inc.
  • Represented TALX Corporation in connection with its $1.4 billion public company merger transaction with Equifax Inc.
  • Represented owners of Cejon, Inc. in sale to Steven Madden Ltd., a Nasdaq-listed retailer of footwear and fashion handbags and accessories
  • Represented Sigma-Aldrich Corporation in connection with various acquisitions
  • Represented national systems integration corporation in the negotiation of multiple multi-year services, equipment purchase and software agreements
  • Served as outside counsel for publicly-traded company with respect to commercial transactions
  • Represented biotech company in numerous investments in start-up companies

Bar and Court Admissions

Missouri, 2005

Education

Saint Louis University, J.D., magna cum laude, 2005

Washington University, B.A., 2002

Languages

Spanish

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis