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DAVID WEBB — Recently proposed regulations target small family businesses with increase in estate tax

The Obama Administration issued proposed regulations aimed at eliminating the availability of certain valuation discounts for many small closely held family businesses. The proposed regulations are promulgated pursuant to authority granted to the Internal Revenue Service under Internal Revenue Code, Section 2704, which was enacted over twenty-five years ago. The provisions, if they become final, can result in owners of ...

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McMurray joins law firm

Patricia “Patty” McMurray, a real estate shareholder, has joined Baker Donelson’s Baton Rouge office. McMurray focuses her practice on commercial transactions, forestry, real estate and education law. Patty is also an experienced litigator in the bankruptcy, creditors’ rights and general commercial areas. Patty is listed in Best Lawyers in America® in the areas of Banking and Finance, Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor ...

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Professionalism recognized

W. Scott Welch of Baker Donelson has received the Capital Area Bar Association’s 2016 Professionalism Award. The award recognizes the exemplary professional careers of lawyers in the Capital area who have demonstrated consistent adherence to professional standards of practice, ethics, integrity, civility and courtesy; encouraged respect for, and avoided abuse of, the law and its procedures, participants and processes; and ...

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Walker earns credential

Robert F. Walker of Baker Donelson has earned a Certified Information Privacy Professional credential from the International Association of Privacy Professionals. A CIPP credential means the recipient has gained a foundational understanding of privacy and data protection law and practice, and has knowledge of jurisdictional laws, regulations and enforcement models. Walker holds the CIPP/US concentration, which focuses on the U.S. ...

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Baker Donelson on list

For the seventh consecutive year, Baker Donelson has been named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. The law firm is ranked 32nd on the prestigious list. In naming Baker Donelson to the list, Fortune noted the Firm “balances hard work with a laid-back culture” and highlighted the Firm’s work providing legal advice to the homeless as well ...

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Baker Donelson honored

Baker Donelson announces that the 2016 edition of Chambers USA, a directory of America’s leading lawyers for business, will recognize 83 Baker Donelson attorneys as leading practitioners in 23 practice areas. In addition, Chambers USA will recognize the Firm’s health law practice as a leading national practice, and will name 23 of the Firm’s practice areas as leading practices in ...

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Baker Donelson recognized

Baker Donelson has been recognized by Southern Business and Development magazine as one of the “Best Economic Development Law Firms” in Mississippi and Tennessee. The publication polled the members of the Southern Economic Development Roundtable, a group of economic developers, educators, economists, site consultants and CEOs in the South, to vote on 30 categories in each Southern state. The top ...

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One Eastover Center gains Cosmich Simmons & Brown as tenant

Jackson civil litigation firm Cosmich Simmons & Brown has leased 12,000 square feet at One Eastover Center, a 120,000 square foot office building set to open next month in the District at Eastover mixed-use development. Cosmich Simmons & Brown will occupy the second floor of the five-story office building along Eastover Drive and the I-55 Frontage Road. “We believe the ...

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Baker Donelson relocation creates option for placing UMMC clinics

By TED CARTER A pair of soon-to-be-vacant Baker Donelson buildings in Meadowbrook Office Park tops the list of candidates to become the new home for components of the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s Integrated Physician Practice division. Medical center executives have been searching the past couple of years  for new quarters for several services provided by the approximately 1,000 medical-care providers ...

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Baker Donelson recognized

Baker Donelson has been recognized in the 2016 edition of Benchmark Litigation, a publication focusing on leading litigation firms and attorneys in the United States. The Firm achieved a “Highly Recommended” ranking in the state of Mississippi. Baker Donelson also earned rankings of “Highly Recommended” in Tennessee and “Recommended” in Louisiana. Seven Baker Donelson attorneys are recognized as “Local Litigation ...

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