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Baker Donelson Achieves High Rankings in Chambers USA 2018

Ten attorneys from the Jackson office of Baker Donelson have been ranked as leading practitioners in the recently released 2018 edition of Chambers USA, a highly regarded directory of America’s leading lawyers for business. Of these attorneys, two were included in Band 1, the top tier in Chambers USA.

Across the Firm, 79 Baker Donelson attorneys were ranked as leading practitioners, with 19 of those attorneys ranked in Band 1. One attorney was ranked as a “Star Individual,” a ranking given to attorneys with exceptional recommendations in their field, and six attorneys also achieved a national ranking. Twenty-five of the Firm’s practice areas were recognized as leading statewide practices, with nine ranked in Band 1. The Firm’s health care practice was also ranked as a leading practice in the country.

In individual rankings, ten of the Firm’s Jackson attorneys were recognized in Chambers USA as among the leaders in their field:

National Ranking
Band 3
Gaming and Licensing: Dan M. McDaniel Jr.

State Rankings
Band 1
Corporate and Commercial: William S. Painter
Corporate and Commercial (Gaming and Licensing): Dan M. McDaniel Jr.

Band 2
General Commercial Litigation: William N. “Bill” Reed and J. Carter Thompson Jr.
Labor and Employment: Brooks Eason

Band 3
Environment: Michael Dawkins
Real Estate: William Mendenhall, David A. Rueff Jr. and Ginger Weaver

Band 4
General Commercial Litigation: Sheryl Bey

Four of the Firm’s practices were recognized as leading practices in Mississippi:
Band 1
General Commercial Litigation

Band 2
Corporate and Commercial
Real Estate

Band 3
Labor and Employment

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