Bloomberg Law
April 6, 2021, 9:59 PM

Generation Hemp Taps Ex-Baker Botts Partner as First Legal Chief

Ruiqi Chen
Ruiqi Chen

Generation Hemp, Inc. has hired former Baker Botts partner Chad Burkhardt as its first general counsel.

Burkhardt joins the Dallas-based hemp company from TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd., where he was vice president and general counsel following 14 years with Baker Botts. He officially started his new role with Generation Hemp on Monday.

“It’s an interesting opportunity to get in on the early stage development of a public company that intends to be very acquisitive,” Burkhardt said.

The company, formerly called Home Treasure Finders, is a mid-stream hemp processor, or a hemp “dry cleaner” that doesn’t grow hemp and has no ...

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