(Nashville, TN / January 29, 2014) Baker Donelson is pleased to announce that Carol Owen has been named a recipient of the Litigation Counsel of America's Inaugural Peter Perlman Service Award, which is sponsored and supported by the organization's 2013 president, Peter Perlman.
A shareholder in Baker Donelson's Nashville office, Ms. Owen is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA) and a member of the LCA's Complex Commercial Litigation Institute. Membership in the LCA is by invitation only and is limited to 3,500 Fellows.
The inaugural class of recipients of the Peter Perlman Service Awards is comprised of LCA Fellows and others within the legal profession who have made contributions to society by giving back their time and resources in their local communities.
Ms. Owen is a member of Baker Donelson's Government Regulatory Actions Group where she concentrates her practice in complex litigation and risk management counseling for clients in the automotive and medical device manufacturing fields and in operations and risk management. She assembles talented teams that understand the client's objective, and she leads by example, anticipating and responding to the questions that arise in a high-stakes, high-risk situation. Ms. Owen has spent more than 20 years and countless hours serving as an officer and trustee of non-profit educational institutions that seek to provide educational opportunities to people seeking public service careers. She recently served as pro bono counsel to Jane Doe 2 in U.S. v. Adan, one of the largest sex-trafficking prosecutions in U.S. history. Ms. Owen has been recognized in the 2013 and 2014 editions of The Best Lawyers in America ® for her work in the area of Commercial Litigation.