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Baker Donelson adds two associates in Jackson

Baker Donelson recently announced that it has added eight new associates across the Firm. The new associates and their primary areas of practice are: Jackson: Derrick S. Godfrey (Health Law) and R. Chris White (Advocacy) Tallahassee, Fla: Cody W. Short (Advocacy) Knoxville, Tenn.: Nicholas W. Diegel (Advocacy) Memphis: W. Preston Battle IV (New Litigator Group) Houston, Texas: Betty Q. Richmond ...

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Baker Donelson adds five attorneys to tax practice

Baker Donelson has expanded its tax practice with the addition of a group of five attorneys to its Jackson office, a move that gives the Firm one of the largest tax practices in the state of Mississippi. Joining Baker Donelson are C. Ted Sanderson Jr., James A. “Jay” Norris III, Leslie Bounds, William O. “Bill” Brown Jr., and Charles W. ...

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34 Baker Donelson attorneys recognized by The Best Lawyers in America

Baker Donelson announced that 34 of its Mississippi attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Six of the Firm’s attorneys were also recognized as “Lawyers of the Year,” a designation given to individuals in high-profile specialties in large legal communities. Only one attorney in each community for each ...

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Dossett and Martin ranked in 2018 Chambers High Net Worth Guide

Two Mississippi shareholders from Baker Donelson have been ranked as leading practitioners in the 2018 Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) guide, the third edition of the guide which covers the private wealth market. Overall, five Baker Donelson attorneys were recognized. James K. Dossett Jr. and Leonard C. Martin, of the Jackson office were recognized in the area of Private Wealth ...

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Baker Donelson named a Chambers Women in Law Awards finalist

Baker Donelson has been named one of six finalists for the prestigious award, Outstanding Firm in Advancing Gender Diversity and Inclusion, by the Chambers Women in Law Awards: USA 2018. This coveted award recognizes a firm’s concerted efforts to promote a working environment that strongly cultivates the values of a diverse workforce, driving the firm forward with its diversity and ...

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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 ...

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Baker Donelson announces newly elected shareholders in Mississippi

Baker Donelson has elected 11 new shareholders across the Firm, including two attorneys in its Jackson office: Nakimuli O. Davis-Primer and Sterling Kidd. This year’s class of new shareholders is comprised of more than 50 percent women, making it the fourth consecutive year women have made up nearly or more than half of the Firm’s newly elected shareholders. Additionally, nearly ...

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Mississippi senator confirms he lost money in fraud scheme

U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker said Thursday that he is among the victims of a Mississippi-based fraud that officials say involved more than $100 million. Wicker, a Republican from Tupelo, told The Associated Press he had invested in what was supposed to be the rights to cut timber. Federal prosecutors charge it was a Ponzi scheme, though, with a Jackson man ...

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Bernie Graves joins Baker Donelson

Bernard J. Graves Jr. joins Baker Donelson’s Intellectual Property Group in the Firm’s Nashville office. Mr. Graves is a chemical and material sciences patent attorney, with a particular emphasis on identification and protection of intellectual property rights in the manufacturing sector. Bernie advises clients on methodologies for protecting proprietary technology through all aspects of representation before the United States Patent ...

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