Hira Baig

Biography

Hira Baig
Hira Baig is an associate in Weil’s Complex Commercial Litigation practice, where she focuses on a broad range of complex commercial disputes, including matters involving contract and investment disputes, and restructuring and bankruptcy-related litigation.

Hira’s recent experience includes serving on Weil teams representing National Public Finance Guarantee Corporation in litigation related to the restructuring of the Puerto Rico Highway and Transportation Authority and other Commonwealth of Puerto Rico bankruptcy proceedings; a multi-national conglomerate in a contract dispute; and a major financial institution in a hostile takeover of a pharmaceutical company.

Hira also has an active pro bono practice, including serving on a Weil team successfully vacating a conviction in New York State Court on constitutional grounds in order to lift a deportation order on a client detained by ICE, and on a Weil team successfully petitioning for expedited document production in a FOIA suit adverse to the FBI.

Hira received her J.D. from University of Michigan Law School, where she served as Executive Editor on the Michigan Journal of Race and Law and was a student attorney in the Michigan Innocence Clinic where one of her clients was exonerated. She received her M.A. in Religion, Ethics, and Politics from Harvard University, and her B.A., cum laude, from Rice University.

Hira is a native Urdu/Hindi speaker; she is also conversational in Punjabi.

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