(Johnson City, Tennessee / March 21, 2013) Jennifer P. Keller, chair of Baker Donelson's nationally recognized Labor & Employment Department, has been elected a member of the Firm's board of directors. Ms. Keller was elected by Baker Donelson's shareholders to a three-year term as a member of the board.
Ms. Keller, who is a shareholder in the Firm's Johnson City office, advises clients on a wide variety of labor and employment issues, provides training for employers on a range of employment law matters and regularly appears before various administrative agencies, including the Department of Labor, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Tennessee Human Rights Commission and National Labor Relations Board. She has been recognized as a leader in her field by numerous prestigious legal publications, including Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, The Best Lawyers in America® and Mid-South Super Lawyers. Ms. Keller was named among the "Most Powerful Employment Attorneys, Up and Comers" by Human Resource Executive (2011 and 2012) and was named to the Tri-Cities Business Journal's Top 40 Under 40 (2004). In 2012, she was recognized by Baker Donelson as its Johnson City Pro Bono Attorney of the Year.
A graduate of the University of Tennessee School of Law, Ms. Keller is a member of the Tennessee, North Carolina, Washington County and American Bar Associations and the Defense Research Institute.
"Throughout her career at Baker Donelson, Jennifer has demonstrated an exceptional commitment to the betterment of the Firm, the legal profession and her community," said Ben C. Adams, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Baker Donelson. "Her leadership and dedication will be invaluable to the continued growth and success of Baker Donelson."