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Jennie Silk

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Jennie Silk is a litigation associate in Baker Donelson's Memphis office.

Professional Biography

Overview

As a member of the Advocacy Department, Ms. Silk assists clients in complex litigation. Her experience includes municipal defense, police department defense, trade secrets litigation, contractual disputes, and financial services litigation.

Additionally, Ms. Silk represents two large school districts in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit challenging the state's educational funding system. She also represents various other businesses including general contractors, pharmacies, and broker-dealers.

Ms. Silk also recently obtained a withholding of removal relief for a Honduran family under the Hague Convention Against Torture. More information here.

In addition to her law practice, Ms. Silk is an avid runner who has completed dozens of marathons, including the Boston Marathon nine times (and counting). When she is not working or running, Ms. Silk enjoys spending time with her husband, who recently returned from a deployment in the middle east, and the couple's three-year-old son, James Michael.

Representative Matters
  • Successfully had a $28 Million punitive damages verdict against a nursing home overturned on appeal.

  • Successfully represented in trial a large municipality and its police department in a high-profile civil rights case.

  • Currently representing two large school districts in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit challenging the state's educational funding system.

Professional Honors & Activities
  • Member – American Bar Association
  • Member – Tennessee Bar Association
  • Member – Memphis Bar Association
  • Member – DRI (Young Lawyers Division)
  • Member – American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
  • Recipient – Baker Donelson Firmwide Pro Bono Attorney of the Year (2019)
Publications

Education

  • University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., 2016, summa cum laude
    • Associate Cases Editor  University of Mississippi Law Journal
    • Moot Court Board
  • Rhodes College, B.A. in Religious Studies, 1998

Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2016
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

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