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Taryn Brown

Taryn Brown is a member of the Firm's North America Corporate & Securities Practice Group in our Washington, DC office. Taryn has extensive experience in transactional, corporate governance, financial restructuring, and securities law matters. She advices and counsels clients on a wide variety of legal matters. She has also analyzed and negotiated a wide variety of commercial agreements, including investment, management, vendor, technology, merchandise, employment and lease agreements as well as corporate organizational documents. Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, Taryn worked as Vice President for a sports and entertainment company specializing in hospitality, merchandise, project management and facility operations. She also worked for a major law firm as a Mergers & Acquisitions Associate where she focused on private equity mergers and acquisitions transactions, including leveraged buy-outs, dispositions, carve-outs and asset manager transactions. She advised public and private clients in a wide variety of corporate deals, including structuring, documenting and closing public offerings, asset manager sales, stock purchases, asset purchases, mergers, restructurings and recapitalizations.

Much has been written about debt for nature swaps and an increasing number of market participants are looking to get involved. In this article, we highlight the critical role of the project manager, whose functions incorporate aspects of a traditional founder, sponsor, arranger and monitoring agent throughout the life of such transactions.