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Baker Donelson Earns Top Ten Rankings in Vault’s 2018 “Best Law Firms for Diversity”

For the sixth consecutive year, Baker Donelson has been ranked among the top 10 law firms in the country in the 2018 edition of Vault, Inc.’s “Best Law Firms for Diversity.” Baker Donelson ranked 10th in the country on Vault’s overall “Best Law Firms for Diversity” list, which includes four separate categories for diversity all weighed evenly to determine the ...

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Baker Donelson’s Health Law Group Earns Multiple Top Three Rankings

The Baker Ober Health Law Group at Baker Donelson recently earned multiple national and regional honors. The firm was ranked third on the 2017 edition of Modern Healthcare’s “Largest Healthcare Law Firms.” It was also ranked third on the American Health Lawyers Association’s “AHLA 2017 Top Honors” rankings of health law firms in the United States. Baker Donelson was ranked ...

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Scott Sargent Joins Baker Donelson Team

Banking veteran Scott Sargent has joined Baker Donelson’s Financial Services Department. He has more than 20 years of experience in the financial and legal services. He also has extensive experience in financial technology and has structured numerous deals where FinTech companies have partnered with or incorporated their technology into traditional banking operations or payments systems. Before joining Baker Donelson, he ...

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Working Mother Names Baker Donelson One of the 2017 “Best Law Firms for Women”

Baker Donelson has been named by Working Mother magazine as one of the 2017 “Best Law Firms for Women” in recognition of using best practices in retaining and promoting women lawyers. The annual list recognizes 50 U.S. law firms for their policies in the advancement of women and for the implementation of work-life balance initiatives. At Baker Donelson, female attorneys ...

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Wendy Huff Ellard receives American Bar Association’s “On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyers” Award

Wendy Huff Ellard, a shareholder with Baker Donelson, has been named a recipient of the 2017 American Bar Association “On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyers” award. The annual award, presented by the ABA’s Young Lawyers Division, recognizes 40 young lawyers nationally who “exemplify a broad range of high achievement, innovation, vision, leadership, and legal and community service.” Ellard ...

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Meis, Faerber join Baker Donelson global team

Sebastian Meis and Felix Faerber have joined Baker Donelson’s Atlanta office in the Firm’s Commercial Transactions and Business Counseling Practice Group. Sebastian joins as a shareholder, and Faerber is a member. Meis is a cross-border transactional corporate attorney licensed in the U.S. and Germany. Faerber represents domestic and international clients in areas including corporate and partnership law, cross-border transactions, mergers, ...

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Baker Donelson named Gold Standard firm by Women in Law Empowerment forum

For the third consecutive year, Baker Donelson has been certified by the Women in Law Empowerment Forum as a Gold Standard Firm. Women in Law grants Gold Standard status to firms that meet objective criteria concerning the number of women among equity partners, in firm leadership positions and in the ranks of their most highly compensated partners. Baker Donelson was ...

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Parental leave for moms AND dads

By NASH NUNNERY Wendy Huff Ellard was ecstatic the day she informed her husband she was pregnant with their first child. But Ellard’s joy soon turned to worry. Now a shareholder with Baker Donelson, Ellard was a rising star with one of the South’s most powerful law firms in the fall of 2014. Her unique and complex practice, which includes ...

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New year could mean changes in legal world

By LISA MONTI  Who provides legal services, how much clients pay for those services and how data can predict future cases are among changes forecast for the legal profession in the new year and beyond. “Over the past five years, we have seen new techniques gain popularity as methods to help lawyers improve the business side of their practice,” said ...

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Baker Donelson and Ober|Kaler Complete Merger

The law firms of Baker Donelson and Ober|Kaler have completed their previously announced combination, resulting in one of the 50 largest law firms in the country. The combined firm, which maintains the name of Baker Donelson, boasts more than 800 attorneys and advisors across 25 offices in ten states as well as Washington, D.C. Baker Donelson Chairman and Chief Executive ...

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