About Kenneth C Wright
Kenneth C. Wright is a corporate securities attorney and partner at Baker & Hostetler LLP. His practice focuses on business law, emphasizing transactions, funds and securities. He has expertise in varied commercial and business matters at all development stages, such as non-traditional and traditional financing arrangements, entity structuring, and executive employment. Attorney Wright has completed EB-5-oriented exempt offering memoranda and exhibits, including subscription booklets and business plan reviews, along with drafting constituent documents for projects, private lenders, and regional centers. He also has experience in transaction structuring for business compliance with the Securities Act, Securities Exchange Act (including FINRA issues), Investment Company Act and Investment Advisors Act.
With a client base that extends worldwide, from Europe to Latin America to Asia, Attorney Wright has provided EB-5-related consultations for investors, immigration attorneys, developers and project companies, business plan writers, regional centers and funds, and migration brokers. For more than 15 years, he has also advised a 11,000 acre mixed use development on various real estate, corporate, finance, and regulatory matters, and for more than 20 years he has assisted a successful real estate developer and syndicator with securities and transactional matters, such as acting as lead counsel in a multibillion dollar roll-up transaction to 16 public entities.
Attorney Wright serves on the Council Board of Directors for the American Bar Association Real Property, Trusts & Estates Section, and has previously served as chair of the section’s Special Investors and Investment Structures Group and the International Investments in Real Property Committee. He is also an active member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers and the International Bar Association. Attorney Wright has been widely recognized for his accomplishments, having been ranked in Chambers USA for Corporate/M&A and Private Equity in Florida from 2011 to 2013, named by Martindale-Hubbell and American Lawyer Media as a 2013 Top Rated Lawyer in International Law & International Trade, and rated by Martindale-Hubbell as AV Preeminent, among other honors.
Attorney Wright is admitted to practice law in the U.S. Supreme Court, and the states of Florida and Texas. He has been involved in various pro bono activities, such as acting as general counsel for the American Red Cross of Mid-Florida and the World Trade Center Orlando. He received his master’s in business administration from the University of Texas at Austin, and earned his Juris Doctor from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.
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