October 30, 2020

Volume X, Number 304

Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

For more than 125 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 services is enabled by our extensive support structure. As the 68th 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 19 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.

Contributing authors from Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC:

Phillip R. Baker, Baker Donelson, Employment Law Attorney
Philip R. Baker, associate in the Firm's Johnson City/Tri-Cities office, concentrates his practice primarily on employment law, with substantial experience providing counsel, advice and...
Joel R. Buckberg, Commercial Transactions Attorney, Baker Donelson law firm
Joel Buckberg is a shareholder in Baker Donelson's Nashville office and serves as leader of the Commercial Transactions & Business Counseling Group and is the co-chair of the Firm's...
Evan Caffrey, Transportation Attorney, Baker Donelson Law Firm
Of Counsel
Evan T. Caffrey is of counsel in the New Orleans office of Baker Donelson. He is a member of the Transportation Group, where he concentrates his practice on litigation arising out of marine...
Carl Davis, Intellectual property attorney, Baker Donelson Law Firm
Carl M. Davis II brings to client matters extensive experience in U.S. and foreign mechanical and computer software patent applications, validity and infringement opinions, trademark...
Tonya M. Grindon, Securities, Corporate Governance Attorney, Baker Donelson Law Firm
Tonya Mitchem Grindon is the co-chair of the Firm's Securities/Corporate Governance practice group and a shareholder in the Nashville office. She concentrates her practice in investment...
Paul O'Rourke, Employee Benefits Attorney, Baker Donelson Law Firm
Paul R. O'Rourke has practiced employee benefits law for more than twenty years, working with a wide range of clients from very large, publicly-traded employers to self-employed individual...
Erin Reeves, Securities and Corporate governance attorney, Baker Donelson Law Firm
Erin Reeves is an associate in the Atlanta office of Baker Donelson. She is a member of the Securities/Corporate Governance practice group where she focuses her practice on securities...
Courtney Smith, Corporate Law Attorney, Securities Lawyer, Baker Donelson Law firm
Courtney H. Smith is an associate in the Nashville office of Baker Donelson. She is a member of the Securities/Corporate Governance practice group where she focuses her practice on...
Scott Smith, Tax Lawyer, Baker Donelson Law firm
Scott Smith is of counsel in the Firm's Washington, D.C. office and a member of the Tax Department. His focus is primarily in state and local taxation with an emphasis on multistate tax...
Nicholas C. Tomlinson, employee benefits lawyer, retirement planning attorney, Baker Donelson, law firm
Nick Tomlinson, associate in the Firm's Atlanta office, is licensed in both Georgia and Louisiana and concentrates his practice in the area of employee benefits. He focuses on the planning...
Meredith Williams, Director of Knowledge Management, Baker Donelson Law Firm
Director of Knowledge Management
Meredith L. Williams is Baker Donelson's Director of Knowledge Management.  Although trained as a lawyer, she is not actively engaged in the practice of law.  Instead, she oversees BakerNet...