(Knoxville, TN / February 20, 2014) Baker Donelson announces that LeAnn Mynatt has been elected a fellow of the Tennessee Bar Foundation, an association comprised of 782 attorneys across the state.
A shareholder in the Firm's Knoxville office, Ms. Mynatt is one of 29 attorneys invited by the Tennessee Bar Foundation's Board of Trustees this year. She focuses her practice on environmental, safety and health issues and represents clients in a diverse range of industries. Ms. Mynatt helps develop and implement environmental, safety and health programs at the corporate and facility levels, including ISO-approved programs, and represents clients in real estate, compliance and enforcement defense.
Ms. Mynatt is a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Law and is a member of the Knoxville, Tennessee and American Bar Associations. She has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2007 in the area of Environmental Law and was the recipient of Baker Donelson's Knoxville Pro Bono Award in 2012 and of the Firm's BakerGreen Award in 2012 for her leadership in Firm-wide sustainability efforts. Ms. Mynatt is a Fellow of the Knoxville Bar Foundation and served on the boards of directors for Ijams Nature Center and Foothills Land Conservancy.
The Tennessee Bar Foundation's purpose is to honor attorneys who have distinguished themselves in the profession and to administer a grant making program. That program, Interest on Lawyers' Trust Accounts (IOLTA), has awarded grants in excess of $19,000,000 to law-related public interest projects. For more information, visit www.tnbarfoundation.org.