Mitchell J. Baker received his Juris Doctor degree, Cum Laude, from Pace University School of Law in 1980. After receiving his Masters of Law degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law in 1981, he clerked for the Honorable Irving Ben Cooper, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York from 1981 to 1983. Mr. Baker is also a Director of the New York Academy of Trial Lawyers. Mr. Baker has practiced for approximately thirty years where he has successfully represented numerous large privately held companies and high net worth individuals. he has litigated extensively and some of his reported cases include Cavendish Traders, Ltd. v Nice Skate Shoes, Ltd., 117 F. Supp. 2d 394 (SDNY 2000); Goldstein v Kohl’s 16 A.D.3d 622, 792 N.Y.S. 2d 182 (2nd Dept. 2005); LePartner v. VJM Home Renovations, Inc., 295 A.D. 2d 322, 744 N.Y.S. 2d 337 (2nd Dept. 2002); Lower Manhattan Loft Tenants v New York City Loft Board, 104 A.D.2d 223, 482 N.Y.S.2d 727 (2nd Dept. 1984); Mauro v Choi, 11 Misc. 3d 1070A, 816 N.Y.S.2d 697 (NYC Civ. Ct. 2006). Mr. Baker is also a Director of the New York Academy of Trial Lawyers.