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Hilary Baker-Jennings

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Baker-Jennings, Hilary

Hilary Baker-Jennings represents a variety of clients in a broad range of industries in complex corporate matters. Ms. Baker-Jennings was a summer associate at WilmerHale in 2015.

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Ms. Baker-Jennings was a student advocate at the Harvard Transactional Law Clinic. While there, she advised on matters that included entity formation, contract drafting, corporate governance, and federal and state securities regulations.

Previously, Ms. Baker-Jennings was a legal intern with the MIT Office of the General Counsel where she assisted attorneys with projects in several disciplines, including labor and employment, policy and compliance, litigation and Institute governance.

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October 3, 2017

WilmerHale Counsels Suono Bio in Seed Funding Led by Polaris and MIT’s The Engine

Suono Bio, a company developing a platform technology designed to enable ultra-rapid delivery of therapeutics—including proteins and nucleic acids—to the gastrointestinal tract, has announced that it has raised its seed funding round from Polaris, MIT's “The Engine” and other investors.

September 28, 2017

WilmerHale Represents CIRCOR in $855M Acquisition of Colfax’s Fluid Handling Business from Colfax Corp.

CIRCOR International, Inc.—a leading provider of flow control solutions and other highly engineered products for markets including oil & gas, aerospace, power, process and general industrial—announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Colfax Fluid Handling (CFH) from Colfax Corporation for approximately $855 million including cash, newly issued CIRCOR shares, and the assumption of pension plan liabilities linked to the CFH business.

August 10, 2017

WilmerHale Represents Jebbit in Raising $6.8M Series A Investment

Jebbit, a Boston-based venture-backed startup that has built the world's first declared data platform, announced that it closed a $6.8 million Series A round to continue growing its declared data platform for enterprise companies.

April 28, 2017

2017 M&A Report

Our 2017 M&A Report provides a detailed global M&A market review and outlook. Other highlights include takeover defenses for public companies; key lessons for buyers and sellers considering earnouts; recent developments in merger control regulation; common interest privilege protection among deal parties; special considerations in California M&A deals; acquisition financial statement requirements for IPO companies; a comparison of deal terms in public and private acquisitions; and key terms and issues in sales of VC-backed companies.

April 24, 2017

Eaton Vance Corp. Completes Senior Notes Offering

Eaton Vance Corp. closed a public offering of $300 million aggregate principal amount of its 3.500% notes due April 6, 2027. The public offering was made pursuant to an effective registration statement on file with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Education

JD, Harvard Law School, 2016

BA, English and Medieval Studies, cum laude with distinction, Rice University, 2011

Bar Admissions

Massachusetts

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