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80 Baker Donelson Attorneys Ranked in Chambers USA 2021

Health Law Practice Ranked Among Nationwide Elite; 27 Statewide Practices Ranked
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Eighty attorneys from Baker Donelson have been ranked as leading practitioners in the recently released 2021 edition of Chambers USA, a highly regarded directory of America's leading lawyers for business. Chambers USA also recognized the Firm's health law practice among its nationwide elite health practices, and 27 of the Firm's practice areas were ranked as leading statewide practices.

Considered a cornerstone directory whose listings are given much weight among business leaders selecting legal counsel, Chambers USA ranks law firm practice areas and individual attorneys based on research conducted by the directory's team of researchers, including in-depth interviews with clients and attorneys.

Attorney Rankings

Antitrust

  • Kyle A. Diamantas (Florida, Band 2)
  • Hal K. Litchford (Florida, Band 1)

Appellate Litigation

  • Amy L. Champagne (Mississippi, Band 2)

Banking and Finance

  • Steven J. Eisen (Tennessee, Band 2)
  • Jackie Prester (Tennessee, Band 3)

Banking and Finance: Regulatory

  • Steven J. Eisen (Tennessee, Band 1)

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

  • Edward H. "Hank" Arnold III (Louisiana, Band 3)
  • Matthew M. Cahill (Alabama, Band 3)
  • Dan Carrigan (Washington, D.C., Band 4)
  • E. Franklin Childress Jr. (Tennessee, Band 1)
  • Jan M. Hayden (Louisiana, Band 1)
  • Timothy M. Lupinacci (Alabama, Eminent Practitioner)
  • John McJunkin (Washington, D.C., Band 4)
  • Eric L. Pruitt (Alabama, Band 3)
  • Lacey Rochester (Louisiana, Star Associate)

Construction

  • Matthew "Matt" Emmons (Louisiana, Band 3)
  • Mark W. Frilot (Louisiana, Band 2)
  • Kevin R. Garrison (Alabama, Up and Coming)
  • Linda A. Klein (Georgia, Band 3)
  • Joseph C. Kovars (Maryland, Spotlight Table)
  • David Kurtz (Louisiana, Band 2)
  • Mark W. Mercante (Louisiana, Band 1)
  • J. Ben Shapiro (Georgia, Senior Statesperson)
  • John A. Wolf (Maryland, Spotlight Table)

Corporate/Commercial

  • William S. Painter (Mississippi, Senior Statesperson)

Corporate/Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Kenneth B. Abel (Maryland, Band 2)
  • Tonya Mitchem Grindon (Tennessee, Band 2)
  • Noah Kressler (Louisiana, Band 3)

Energy and Natural Resources: Oil and Gas

  • Kenneth M. Klemm (Louisiana, Band 2)
  • Adam Zuckerman (Louisiana, Band 2)

Environment

  • Michael T. Dawkins (Mississippi, Band 3)
  • Ralph A. DeMeo (Florida, Band 1)
  • Gary C. Shockley (Tennessee, Band 3)

Gaming and Licensing

  • Amy K. Elder (Mississippi, Band 2)

General Commercial Litigation

  • Sheryl Bey (Mississippi, Band 3)
  • Brigid M. Carpenter (Tennessee, Band 3)
  • Roy C. Cheatwood (Louisiana, Band 1)
  • Nancy Scott Degan (Louisiana, Band 2)
  • John S. Hicks (Tennessee, Band 2)
  • Linda A. Klein (Georgia, Band 4)
  • Kent A. Lambert (Louisiana, Band 2)
  • Scott W. Pedigo (Mississippi, Band 4)
  • William N. Reed (Mississippi, Band 3)
  • Gary C. Shockley (Tennessee, Band 2)
  • J. Carter Thompson (Mississippi, Band 2)

Healthcare

  • Thomas William Baker (Georgia, Band 4)
  • Ashby Q. Burks (Tennessee, Band 2)
  • Joe W. Campbell (Alabama, Band 3)
  • Richard G. Cowart (Tennessee, Band 1)
  • Sean Finan (Louisiana, Band 3)
  • S. Craig Holden (Maryland, Band 1)
  • Julie Kass (Maryland, Band 3)
  • John J. "Jeff" Miles (Washington, D.C., Senior Statesperson)
  • Howard L. Sollins (Maryland, Band 1)
  • Sanford V. Teplitzky (Maryland, Star Individual)
  • Michelle A. Williams (Georgia, Band 2)

Intellectual Property

  • Emily R. Billig (Maryland, Associate to Watch)
  • Susan A. Russell (Georgia, Band 4)

Labor and Employment

  • Jennifer L. Anderson (Louisiana, Band 2)
  • Jenna M. Bedsole (Alabama, Band 4)
  • Phyllis G. Cancienne (Louisiana, Band 2)
  • Angie Davis (Tennessee, Band 3)
  • David Gevertz (Georgia, Band 3)
  • Steven F. Griffith Jr. (Louisiana, Band 2)
  • Amelia "Mimi" Williams Koch (Louisiana, Band 3)
  • Erin Pelleteri Howser (Louisiana, Up and Coming)
  • M. Kim Vance (Tennessee, Band 3)
  • Christine M. White (Louisiana, Band 3)

Marine Finance

  • Edward H. "Hank" Arnold III (Louisiana, Band 1)

Medical Malpractice Defense Litigation

  • Christy Tosh Crider (Tennessee, Band 2)

Real Estate

  • Kenneth P. "Pete" Ezell Jr. (Tennessee, Band 1)
  • John A. Gupton III (Tennessee, Senior Statesperson)
  • Matthew T. Harris (Tennessee, Band 3)
  • H. Chervis Isom (Alabama, Senior Statesperson)
  • Denise W. Killebrew (Alabama, Band 2)
  • Jon F. "Chip" Leyens (Louisiana, Band 3)
  • William S. Mendenhall (Mississippi, Band 3)
  • David A. Rueff Jr. (Mississippi, Band 3)
  • William R. Sylvester (Alabama, Band 3)
  • Ginger Weaver (Mississippi, Band 3)

Tax

  • Nedom A. Haley (Georgia, Band 3)
  • Robert L. Wollfarth (Louisiana, Band 1)

White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations Litigation

  • Ty Kelly (Maryland, Band 1)
  • Joe D. Whitley (Georgia, Band 3)

Practice Group Rankings

Antitrust

  • Florida (Band 2)

Banking and Finance

  • Tennessee (Band 2)

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

  • Alabama (Band 2)
  • Georgia (Band 4)
  • Louisiana (Band 2)

Construction

  • Alabama (Band 1)
  • Louisiana (Band 1)

Corporate/Commercial

  • Alabama (Band 3)
  • Mississippi (Band 2)

Corporate/Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Maryland (Band 3)
  • Tennessee (Band 2)

Energy and Natural Resources: Oil and Gas

  • Louisiana (Band 2)

Environment

  • Tennessee (Band 3)

General Commercial Litigation

  • Louisiana (Band 1)
  • Mississippi (Band 2)
  • Tennessee (Band 2)

Healthcare

  • Georgia (Band 3)
  • Louisiana (Band 2)
  • Maryland (Band 1)
  • Nationwide (The Elite, Band 3)
  • Tennessee (Band 2)
  • Washington, D.C. (Band 4)

Labor and Employment

  • Louisiana (Band 2)
  • Mississippi (Band 2)
  • Tennessee (Band 2)

Real Estate

  • Alabama (Band 2)
  • Mississippi (Band 2)
  • Tennessee (Band 2)

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