Our Legal Team

U.S. Business Attorney Team

Andrew Bayne

Andrew J. Bayne, Esq.
Member of the Firm
Email: abayne @ baynelaw

Our managing member, Andrew J. Bayne, has been a practicing commercial trial, litigation and transactions attorney for nearly two decades and has earned an AV Preeminent* rating by Martindale-Hubbell's official peer review industry rating standard. In addition to his comprehensive experience in business and corporate law general counsel as detailed in our Managing Member summary, Andrew is a trained mediator and arbitrator as well as complex legal project manager.

Andrew actively represents the firm's local, national and international clients and manages Bayne Law Group's international business, corporate and commercial practices, providing specially tailored services to domestic and multi-national corporations, investors, entrepreneurs, professionals and businesses from among a broad spectrum of industries and sectors.

As an experienced trial attorney, Andrew is admitted to the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States, several Federal Circuit and District Courts and the bars of the States of New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. Andrew also appears as litigation and trial counsel in several other Circuits, Districts and States for clients throughout the United States as counsel of record pro hac vice.

Andrew's extension is x4771

Jennifer Marie Mohamed

Jennifer Marie Mohamed, Esq.
Associate Attorney
Email: jennifer @ baynelaw

A graduate of Albany Law School located in Albany, New York in 1998, Jennifer received the highest environmental law award, the Gary M. Peck Prize in environmental law, served as an Associate Editor for the Albany Law Journal of Science and Technology and participated in intra-school Moot Court competitions. Jennifer earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the State University of New York at Albany in Russian Language, with a minor in International Perspectives. She is conversational in both French and Russian. While in college, she had the rare opportunity to study and live in Soviet Russia and to travel extensively throughout parts of Russia, Eastern Europe, and the Caucus and Central-Asian regions. Jennifer has also trained with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research in international environmental law and the green economy, which included travel to Kolkata, India on a service mission to support female victims of human trafficking, a topic on which Jennifer has presented at several international forums. Jennifer has also proudly served as a Girl Scout leader, Girls On the Run coach, and fair trade activist.

With more than 10 years of experience, Jennifer primarily focuses on environmental, and general commercial and business litigation and transactions. Jennifer's practice is rooted in a diverse legal and educational background. An environmental lawyer by training, she has worked hard on environmental issues from all sides: as a government regulator, defense attorney, and environmental analyst. Prior to joining The Bayne Law Group LLC, she was part of the litigation team with a high-profile New Jersey law firm fighting to clean-up Newark Bay and the Passaic River in the NJDEP v. Occidental Chemical et al. lawsuit. Jennifer is also experienced in a variety of civil private client matters, such as real estate closings, business licensure & permitting and business formation.

Jennifer has worked on environmental issues from all sides: as a government regulator and prosecutor, as a defense attorney and litigator, and also as an environmental analyst. Over the years, she have worked on cases involving most major environmental laws and their state counterparts, including: The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act; The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act; The Clean Water Act; The Clean Air Act; New York State Environmental Quality Review Act; and The New Jersey Spill Act. Additionally, Jennifer has worked on large-scale environmental document review projects; corporate structuring issues as to environmental liability; land preservation & development issues; soil vapor intrusion matters; hydroelectric energy projects; and various state permitting matters.

Jennifer is also experienced working with environmental engineers and experts on technical data, reading and interpreting environmental reports and site maps, sampling results, remediation plans and is available to consult on international environmental matters as well.

Jennifer is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Jennifer's extension is x4775.

Donna Bates, Esq.

Donna Bates, Esq.
Attorney
Email: donna @ baynelaw

Donna is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy, where she received academic distinction and served in several cadet leadership positions. Donna attended law school at Fordham School of Law, where she was the ADR & the Law editor for the Fordham University School of Law International Law Journal.

Prior to entering private practice, Donna was a deputy district attorney at the District Attorney's Office, Fourth Judicial District. She also served as an officer in the U.S. Air Force in various roles, including protocol officer, flight commander, and section commander.

Donna is experienced with all aspects of civil, commercial, and complex litigation matters. She brings her knowledge of litigation, transactional, finance, corporate, construction, and regulatory compliance matters to The Bayne Law Group.

Donna is admitted to practice law in the States of New York, New Jersey and Colorado.

Donna's extension is x4779.

Jane Hanna

Jane Hanna, Esq.
Associate Attorney
Email: jane @ baynelaw

Jane is a graduate of New York Law School (J.D.) and Rutgers University (B.A. Communications and Media Studies). She joins Bayne Law Group LLC after having legal experience with Hilton Worldwide as well as in from her judicial clerkship with the Assignment Part, Superior Court of New Jersey in New Brunswick.

Jane also brings her sophisticated area management responsibility experience with one of the largest international retail and logistics operations in the world.

Jane supports BayneLaw clients utilizing her growing commercial and legal experience in all facets of our valued clients operations.

Jane has sat both the New York State and New Jersey bar examinations successfully.

Jane’s extension is x4773.

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Brenda Krishnakumar
Paralegal
Email: brenda @ baynelaw

Brenda serves The Bayne Law Group's commercial law, regulatory and litigation legal teams where she provides solid day-to-day paralegal support on our client's files.

Brenda is a graduate of St. Xavier College, Bombay University, India where she attained her baccalaureate degree in History and holds a Certificate of Paralegal Studies from Mercer County College New Jersey where she graduated on the Dean's List.

Brenda has been a paralegal, legal assistant and legal secretary in United States law firms since February 2005. Prior to joining the American legal support team, Brenda had several years of experience as an Executive Secretary abroad and carries her Executive Secretarial Diploma from Sir J.J. College of Commerce in Bombay, India.

Brenda's extension is x4774

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Paralegal
Email: samantha @ baynelaw

Samantha Bates serves The Bayne Law Group's labor & employment law, regulatory and commercial legal teams where she provides strong paralegal support on our client's files.

Samantha is a graduate of Long Island University at Southampton where she attained her baccalaureate of science degree in Business Management & Marketing, summa cum laude. She maintains her Certified Paralegal certificate following her completion of the ABA-Approved Paralegal Program at Phoenix College.

Samantha's experience includes her comprehensive case file management, client communications and project management roles which we are very pleased to offer our valued clients.

Samantha's extension is x4774

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Ning Jin
Paralegal
Email: ning @ baynelaw

Ning Jin is broadly trained in International Law and serves The Bayne Law Group's corporate and commercial client groups as well as assisting in serving the international immigration needs of our business executives, corporate transferees and international corporate training programs. Ning is also a certified Canadian Immigration Consultant.

Ning joins The Bayne Law Group LLC from Hefei, China where he was a Lecturer in Law and Director of the International Academic Exchange Program at Anhui University's Law Department. Thereafter, Ning has worked with and supported a number of national and international law firms in Canada and the United States.

Ning Jin's credentials include an LL.M in International Economic Law from Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences and an LL.M in International and Comparative Law, University of Iowa College of Law.

Ning is also a published contributor to the American Review of International Arbitration and to China's Studies in Law national law journal.

Ning's extension is x4775Bayne Law Logo

Tammy Dillon
Client Services Executive
Email: tammy @ baynelaw

Tammy Dillon is our senior administrative assistant at The Bayne Law Group LLC and has served the firm with diligence, dedication and commitment since 2004.

Tammy is available to address all of our clients' administrative needs when becoming integrated with The Bayne Law Group and helps coordinate all client services we provide to our clients throughout all stages of our long-term client relationships.

She looks to engage each and every one of our clients with prompt welcome and dedicated effort to ensure that both new and long-term clients of The Bayne Law Group are met with committed service and superior client-file administration.

Tammy's extension is x4772

The Bayne Law Group headquarters is in centrally located Princeton, New Jersey. We have regional offices in New York and Philadelphia. To speak with a United States business lawyer about local, national or international business services, call 609-665-3200 or contact us toll free at 888-312-0442. You may also reach us online. Clients of The Bayne Law Group seek our assistance from states throughout the nation and countries throughout the world, including New Zealand, Australia, India, China, Europe, Canada, the Middle East and South America.

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