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Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

About Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC:

For 130 years, Baker Donelson has built a reputation for achieving results for our clients, both nationally and internationally, on a wide range of legal matters. While providing legal services is our focus, it is how we deliver them that sets us apart. Our goal is to provide clients with more than what they have come to expect from a law firm. Baker Donelson commits to a deep understanding of a client's business, to enable us to anticipate clients' needs and assist in their decision-making processes. Because we offer consistent, knowledgeable guidance based on their specific goals and objectives, clients view us as a valued business partner. This allows them to focus on the growth and success of their businesses, confident their legal issues will be handled by an attentive, responsive team. Our unique approach to providing legal and policy services is enabled by our extensive support structure. As the 64th largest law firm in the U.S., Baker Donelson gives clients access to a team of more than 650 attorneys and public policy advisors representing more than 30 practice areas, all seamlessly connected across 21 offices to serve virtually any legal and policy need. We provide to our clients a global network of local counsel and other professionals, and have helped our clients take advantage of global opportunities in more than 90 countries spanning six continents. Clients receive informed guidance from experienced, multi-disciplined industry and client service teams. Our federal and state public policy groups provide sound policy advice and comprehensive tracking services, keeping clients up-to-date on critical legislative and regulatory developments. Our diversity and women's initiatives ensure a welcoming and inclusive environment for our people, perspectives and experiences. Technology helps us operate more effectively and efficiently by providing instant access to client-specific information and other key resources.

Office Description:

Baker Donelson is not only the Bluff City's largest law firm, but also one of its oldest. It was just after the Civil War when Joseph B. Heiskell relocated his law practice from Madisonville, Tennessee, to Memphis, naming it Heiskell and White. Over the next 100 years the Firm went through transformative change and a number of local mergers and combinations, including the 1964 merger with the Donelson Adams firm, which had been founded by Lewis Donelson III and Ben C. Adams. This evolutionary process culminated in a 1994 merger with Baker Worthington, giving the combined firm new offices in Knoxville, Nashville, Johnson City and Washington, D.C., and bringing in the distinguished Senator Howard H. Baker, Jr. and Robert F. Worthington. Today the Memphis and East Memphis offices boast a total of more than 90 attorneys. Downtown offers particular strength in complex business litigation, financial services, banking and securities, health care and corporate legal services to local and national clients. East Memphis focuses on tax and estate planning, real estate and intellectual property. Significant portions of Baker Donelson's Firmwide support functions also reside in Memphis, including human resources, information technology, accounting and marketing. While we work to promote a true client-focused environment, our attorneys and staff are also known for their deep commitment to the Memphis community and their leadership in community service. Shareholder Buck Lewis helped launch Access to Justice to provide access to legal assistance for Tennessee's indigent and working poor families, a program which is currently expanding into a national program. In addition to the thousands of hours our Memphis attorneys provide in free legal services every year, our attorneys and staff also volunteer for and serve in leadership positions for dozens of local non-profit organizations.

Location and Practice Areas Wise Attorney Count:

Total Offices: 24

Total Attorneys: 647

Total Practice Area wise Attorneys:

Practice Areas No. of Attorneys
Bankruptcy 10
Corporate 40
Energy and Oil & Gas 1
Environmental and Land Use 3
Government and Government Relations 3
Health Care 29
IP 13
Labor & Employment 26
Litigation 160
Real Estate 25
Tax 14
Transportation and Maritime 3
Trusts and Estates 9

Practice Area Rankings by Region

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Archived Job Openings

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Business Litigation Staff Attorney

 

Tennessee - Chattanooga

Chattanooga office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks business litigation staff attorney with 5+ years of experience. The candidate will work closely with senior litigators who will provide active mentoring and client contact. Should have experience in investigations, written discovery, lay and expert depositions, and developing str.... Legal

Labor and Employment Associate Attorney

 

Maryland - Baltimore

Baltimore office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks labor and employment associate attorney with 4-6 years of employment and labor law experience. Legal

Transactional Attorney

 

Maryland - Baltimore

Baltimore office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks transactional attorney with 8-10 years of outside counsel and/or in house counsel to join its nationally recognized equipment and commercial financing practice group. The ideal candidate must have experience with drafting, reviewing, negotiating and closing a broad range of equipme.... Legal

Litigation Associate Attorney

 

Tennessee - Nashville

Nashville office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks litigation associate attorney with 3+ years of trial experience. The candidate will work closely with senior litigators who will provide active mentoring and client contact. Should have deposition, discovery, motion practice, and trial experience. Must have an active and diverse fe.... Legal

e-Discovery and Litigation Support Attorney

 

Tennessee - Nashville

Nashville office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks an e-discovery and litigation support attorney with 2+ years of litigation or e-discovery or document review experience. The candidate will work closely with attorneys, staff, e-discovery vendor project managers, IT personnel, and contract attorney vendors to deliver value to clien.... Legal

Tax Associate Attorney

 

Mississippi - Jackson

Jackson office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a tax associate attorney. The candidate will assume responsibility for and manage a multitude of tasks. Will participate in building the existing practices and client contacts of the group. May have the opportunity to move into a leadership role in the long term. Legal

Skills Tax - General

Commercial Real Estate Litigation Associate Attorney

 

Georgia - Atlanta

Atlanta office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a commercial real estate litigation associate attorney with 1-3 years of experience. The candidate will engage in a sophisticated real estate litigation practice. Responsibilities will include the ability to gather and synthesize salient facts from client documents, and collaborate w.... Legal

Transactional and Litigation Shareholder

 

Florida - Tallahassee

Tallahassee office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks transactional and litigation shareholder with experience. The candidate should have portable business and preferred experience in estate planning and fiduciary litigation, and transactional work. Legal

Commercial Real Estate Litigation Associate Attorney

 

Georgia - Macon

Macon office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a commercial real estate litigation associate attorney with 1-3 years of experience to engage in a sophisticated real estate litigation practice. The candidate's responsibilities will include the ability to gather and synthesize salient facts from client documents, and collaborate with.... Legal

Commercial Real Estate Attorney

 

Alabama - Birmingham

Birmingham office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks commercial real estate attorney with 2+ years of experience, including acquisitions and sales, leasing, and development work. The candidate will be negotiating and drafting purchase and sale agreements, title and survey review, documenting and closing commercial real estate transa.... Legal

Skills Real Estate