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Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC


"At Baker Donelson, we strive to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for all our employees. We welcome people of all races, genders, ages, languages, ethnicities, cultural backgrounds, disabilities, sexual orientations and religious beliefs to assist our clients in achieving their legal goals. We understand and salute the unique perspectives and approaches that are provided by differences in educational background, socio-economic background, personality profile, geographic location, job duties, marital and family status. Our goal..."

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Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

First Tennessee Buidling
165 Madison Avenue, Suite 2000
Memphis, TN 38103
Phone: (901) 526-2000

Firm Stats

Chairman and Managing Partner: Timothy M. Lupinacci
Recruiting Chair: Jennifer P. Keller
Total No. Attorneys 2019:
500 - 750

Base Salary

1st year: $92,000-$160,000
Summer associate: $1,200-$2,750/week

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
21 out of 27 (2Ls only) (2019)

No. of Summer Associates:
38 total (27 2Ls; 11 1Ls) (2019)

Employment Contact

Rebecca P. Simon
Director of Recruiting
(205) 328-0480

Major Office Locations

Atlanta, GA
Baltimore, MD
Baton Rouge, LA
Birmingham, AL
Chattanooga, TN
Columbia, SC
Falls Church, VA
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Houston, TX
Jackson, MS
Johnson City, TN
Knoxville, TN
Macon, GA
Mandeville, LA
Memphis, TN
Memphis (East), TN
Nashville, TN
New Orleans, LA
Orlando, FL
Tallahassee, FL
Towson, MD
Washington, DC

Major Departments

Admiralty & Maritime
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Broker-Dealer/ Investment Adviser
Business Succession Planning
Business Technology
Commercial Real Estate Recovery
Corporate Compliance, Ethics and Crisis Management
Data Protection, Privacy and Cybersecurity
Disaster Recovery and Government Services
Economic Development
eDiscovery and Information Governance
Emerging Companies
Eminent Domain
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Estate Planning and Probate
Exempt Organizations and Nonprofits
Federal Aerospace and Defense Policy
Financial Services
Global Business
Government Contracts
Government Enforcement and Investigations
Government Relations and Public Policy
Health Law
Higher Education
Hospitality, Franchising and Distribution
Insurance Regulatory
Intellectual Property
Intellectual Property & Technology Litigation
Labor & Employment
Legal Project Management
Mergers and Acquisitions
Oil & Gas
Pro Bono
Product Liability and Mass Tort
Real Estate
Securities and Corporate Governance
Taxation - Federal Income, Employment and Other
Taxation - State and Local