Bar Association names local leadership program participants

The Tennessee Bar Association has selected 13 Nashville attorneys among the 34 statewide to participate in its 2011 Leadership Law program. The program is designed to equip Tennessee lawyers with "the vision, knowledge, and skills necessary to serve as leaders in their profession and local communities." The 13 Nashville attorneys are:
  • Rachel L. Bell, Attorney at Law
  • Amy Farrar with Dodson Parker Behm & Capparella PC
  • John Farringer with Sherrard & Roe PLC
  • Shannon Goff with Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis LLP
  • Sondra Keys with Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • Brian Neal with Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • Jason Pannu with Lewis King Krieg & Waldrop PC
  • Wyla Posey with the Davidson County Chancery Court Part I
  • Chris Raybeck with Bone McAllester Norton PLLC
  • James Simms with Cornelius & Collins LLP
  • DarKenya Waller with the Legal Aid Society
  • Marcia Watson with Constangy Brooks & Smith LLC
  • Jeff Yarbro with Bass Berry & Sims PLC
Feb 23, 2011 7:24 AM

Baker's back

The Commerce Street offices of Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz have reopened.
May 7, 2010 12:45 PM

Power outage leads Baker Donelson to close office

The large power outage that has affected several blocks downtown has led Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz to temporarily shut down its Commerce Street office. The firm's attorneys are working from elsewhere, as are those from Bass Berry & Sims.
May 4, 2010 1:46 PM

The state's best large companies to work for

Our colleagues at BusinessTN have again teamed up with The Best Companies Group to find the best employers in the Volunteer State. Five of the 11 honorees have large local operations, with Pinnacle Financial Partners and Mars Petcare leading the way.
Apr 20, 2010 10:55 AM
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Meet the city's best environmental attorney

The Best Lawyers in America has named Gary Shockley of Baker Donelson the top Nashville-area environmental lawyer for 2010 based on peer feedback. A graduate of the University of Tennessee, Shockley has tried cases in more than 25 courts around the country.
Jan 25, 2010 10:31 AM

Two Tennessee companies on Best Places to Work list

Law firm Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz and logistics giant FedEx have been named to Fortune's list of the United States' best places to work. Here's the release from Baker Donelson, which runs a large office on Commerce Street downtown. Other companies with a decent Nashville presence that made the list: Deloitte, Publix and Balfour Beatty Construction.
Jan 21, 2010 1:28 PM

Baker Donelson shareholder to lead Nashville Bar

Baker Donelson litigator Jonathan Cole has been elected 2010 president of the Nashville Bar Association. Check out the rest of the group's leadership here.
Dec 14, 2009 10:16 AM

The signs they are a'changin

Baker Donelson is moving quickly with putting its name on the downtown building where it recently signed on to expand. Workers will have all the required red letters on the side of the Baker Donelson Center well before NBC's cameras switch on to transmit the Titans taking on the Colts this Sunday night.
Oct 8, 2009 7:53 AM

The latest hurdle to health IT investments

Parts of the Recovery Act has been touted by many — including local player Healthcare Management Systems — as a nice kick in pants for spending on electronic health records and other health IT projects. But the attorneys at Baker Donelson say providers may want to wait for a little while before committing serious cash. The criteria, you see, are still a little fuzzy.
Obviously, this is wreaking havoc in a number of ways - it is nearly impossible to know for certain if existing technology will qualify, or to make plans for investing in new information systems that can be paid for from incentive payments.
Sep 9, 2009 7:18 AM

11 Baker Donelson attorneys make best-of list

Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz becomes the latest to brag on its attorneys who made the annual Chambers rankings. The 11 Nashville lawyers on this year's list are: Thomas E. Bartrum – health care (regulatory) Gary M. Brown - corporate/mergers and acquisitions Ashby Q. Burks, health care Richard G. Cowart, health care Steven J. Eisen, banking and finance Kenneth P. "Pete" Ezell Jr., real estate John A. Gupton III, real estate John S. Hicks, general commercial litigation Randal S. Mashburn, bankruptcy litigation Laurence M. Papel, real estate M. Kim Vance, labor and employment Check out all the Chambers USA announcements here.
Jun 19, 2009 7:24 AM