(Memphis, TN/August 20, 2014) Baker Donelson is pleased to announce that 248 of its attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.
Twenty-six of the Firm's attorneys were also recognized by Best Lawyers as "Lawyers of the Year," a designation given to a select group of individuals in high-profile specialties in large legal communities. Only a single attorney in each specialty in each community is honored.
In addition to the individual attorneys recognized, Baker Donelson is top-listed in the nation in nine practice areas: Commercial Finance Law, Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Litigation – Construction, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants and Transportation Law.
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. The Best Lawyers lists are based on exhaustive peer-review surveys in which over 50,000 leading attorneys cast more than 5.5 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. The publication now covers almost 70 countries and 137 practice areas, and Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."