Noah Kressler of Baker Donelson Elected Fellow of American Bar Foundation
NEW ORLEANS — Noah Kressler, a shareholder in the New Orleans office of Baker Donelson, has been elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. Details were shared in a press release.
An independent, nonprofit organization for more than 65 years, the prestigious American Bar Foundation is among the world’s leading research institutes for the empirical and interdisciplinary study of law. The Fellows comprise a global honorary society of attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars whose public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the highest principles of the legal profession and to the welfare of their communities. Membership in the Fellows is limited to one percent of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction. Fellows are recommended by their peers and elected by the Board of the American Bar Foundation.
Kressler is an experienced corporate finance and transactional attorney who advises public and private companies across the country on a wide range of business and financing transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, securities law and governance matters. He has advised clients on more than $20 billion in capital raises.
His clients include multinational corporations, middle market companies, financial institutions, private equity sponsors, investment banks and high-growth startups across numerous industries, including health care, life sciences, technology, financial services, hospitality, gaming, food services, retail, franchisors, entertainment and media.
Kressler serves as co-chair of Baker Donelson’s Louisiana Life Sciences and Technology Group, and is a member of both the Firm’s diversity committee and the New Orleans hiring committee. He is currently chair-elect of the Business Financing Committee of the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section. A graduate of Tulane University Law School, he has served as an adjunct professor of law at the Law School since 2014. Prior to joining Baker Donelson, Kressler practiced law in New York and London at a leading Wall Street law firm.