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When recruiting new attorneys, Baker Donelson strives to hire individuals who share our commitment to an aggressive approach to the law so that clients are given consistent, timely results. We want our lawyers to take the time to understand our clients' business and work with them as a partner in an environment that encourages creative thinking and aggressive problem solving. We endeavor to hire lawyers with demonstrated ability and who possess a personal commitment to excellence.

We have a friendly and collegial atmosphere. From day one you will develop close working relationships with others, both personally and professionally. While we expect a lot of you, you are not asked to sacrifice your personal life in order to succeed. Our commitment to work/life balance differentiates us from our competitors and makes Baker Donelson an excellent place to work. For lateral candidates interested in working at Baker Donelson, please send a cover letter indicating your office of interest, your resume and transcript to our Director of Recruiting.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, PC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and all employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity and marital status. 

Diversity Recruitment Efforts

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz has a Firm-wide commitment to minority hiring, retention and opportunities.

"Baker Donelson is a family I've grown up in, starting as a runner while in college. I clerked each summer during law school and then became an associate. I'm currently the Nashville office Managing Shareholder and feel very fortunate to be part of this great group of people."

- Scott D. Carey
Shareholder