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Baker Donelson Adds Labor Relations Lawyer J. Trent Scofield


Baker Donelson has added J. Trent Scofield to the Firm's Birmingham office as a member of the Labor & Employment Group.

Mr. Scofield is a labor lawyer with 25 years of experience representing management across a variety of industries and employment settings. He is a trusted employer advisor in addressing the rapidly changing landscape of labor relations and workplace law, advising employers in representation elections, collective bargaining, arbitrations, and unfair labor practice proceedings before the NLRB. In addition to his traditional labor work, Mr. Scofield also has extensive experience defending employers in FLSA collective actions, employment discrimination litigation, Department of Labor investigations, and enforcement of non-compete covenants.

"Trent is a tremendous attorney who is skilled at advocating for his clients in management roles and providing sound advice for employers," said Jenna M. Bedsole, chair of Baker Donelson's Labor & Employment Group. "We are thrilled to have Trent join the Firm and know that his experience will help to enhance the high level of service our team is able to provide to our clients."

A graduate of the University of Alabama School of Law, Mr. Scofield has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2010 and in Mid-South Super Lawyers since 2012. He serves as a board member of the Downtown YMCA and is a member of the Alabama State Bar Association.

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