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Four Baker Donelson attorneys earn top rankings in 2020 Chambers High Net WorthGuide

Leonard C. Martin, a shareholder in Baker Donelson’s Jackson office, is one of four attorneys from Baker Donelson who earned top rankings as leading practitioners in the 2020 Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) guide, the fifth edition of the guide which covers the private wealth market. Martin is recognized in the area of Private Wealth Law with a Band 1 ...

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Baker Donelson named Gold Standard Firm by Women in Law Empowerment Forum

For the sixth consecutive year, Baker Donelson has been certified by the Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) as a Gold Standard Firm. WILEF 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 among ...

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Nakimuli Davis-Primer named to American Bar Association’s “On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyers”

Nakimuli O. Davis-Primer, a shareholder in the Jackson office of Baker Donelson, has been named to the American Bar Association’s (ABA) 2020 “On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyers.” The annual award, presented by the ABA’s Young Lawyers Division (YLD), recognizes 40 young lawyers nationally who “exemplify a broad range of high achievement, innovation, vision, leadership, and legal and ...

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Bringing back your workers? Prepare for gumbo of rules and regs

By TED CARTER A Mississippi business owner who brings back or hires new workers amid the coronavirus pandemic must sort through a mish-mash of federal, state and local laws, regulations and guidelines. But the strictures can be a business owner’s life preserver both commercially and legally. Or they can be the very thing that sinks the enterprise, say lawyers who ...

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77 Baker Donelson attorneys ranked in Chambers USA 2020

11 Jackson Attorneys and Four Mississippi Practices Ranked Eleven attorneys from the Jackson office of Baker Donelson have been ranked as leading practitioners in the 2020 edition of Chambers USA, a highly regarded directory of America’s leading lawyers for business. Chambers USA also ranked four of the Firm’s Mississippi practices as leading practices in the state. Across the Firm, 77 Baker Donelson ...

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Baker Donelson named a Winner of 2nd Annual USA Middle Market M&A Atlas Awards

Baker Donelson was named a winner in the 2nd Annual USA Middle Market Atlas Awards. The awards, presented by the Global M&A Network, recognize the achievements of influential dealmakers and leaders, outstanding firms and the best growth-delivering transactions. Baker Donelson was honored in the “Deal of the Year” category for its work in the acquisition of STR, Inc. by CoStar Group, ...

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CORONAVIRUS: Review your business interruption insurance policy now

As our nation deals with the far-reaching consequences of the coronavirus (COVID 19), the impact will range from grocery store shortages, school closings, and many businesses closing or reducing hours or services, to casinos closing in many jurisdictions, all for the benefit and safety of their employees, customers, and the general public. As closures increase, we will see many of ...

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Baker Donelson adds Wiseman to disaster recovery and government services team

Baker Donelson recently announced that Parker Y. Wiseman has joined the Disaster Recovery and Government Services Team in the Firm’s Jackson office. Prior to joining Baker Donelson, Wiseman served in the Mississippi Attorney General’s office as the Special Assistant Attorney General where he pursued Medicaid fraud and vulnerable person abuses for prosecution or settlement. Wiseman served two terms as mayor ...

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Gregory named as Baker Donelson’s Pro Bono Committee Office Chair for Jackson

Baker Donelson has appointed Samuel D. Gregory to serve as Pro Bono Committee Office Chair for the Firm’s Jackson office. As the Jackson Pro Bono Committee Office Chair, Gregory will work to identify and address local pro bono needs while coordinating with Baker Donelson Pro Bono Shareholder Samuel T. Bowman for global pro bono initiatives. An associate in the Firm’s ...

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Gregory named as Baker Donelson’s Pro Bono Committee Office Chair for Jackson

Baker Donelson has appointed Samuel D. Gregory to serve as Pro Bono Committee Office Chair for the firm’s Jackson office. As the Jackson Pro Bono Committee Office Chair, Gregory will work to identify and address local pro bono needs while coordinating with Baker Donelson Pro Bono Shareholder Samuel T. Bowman for global pro bono initiatives. “Meeting the specific needs for ...

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