"This is a group of proven leaders in their field and they are an ideal fit with our team and our clients," said Buckner Wellford, chair of Baker Donelson's Health Care Litigation Group. "We are excited about the opportunity to further bolster our health care litigation practice."
Ms. Anderson joins Baker Donelson as of counsel and has experience successfully representing physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners and CRNAs in medical malpractice defense litigation. She has also successfully defended state licensure investigations of physicians and nurses, as well as product liability cases and contract disputes with health care providers. Ms. Anderson is a member of the Tennessee, Mississippi and Memphis Bar Associations, as well as the Memphis Bar Foundation and the Defense Research Institute. She has a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rating and has been recognized by Mid-South Super Lawyers in the area of medical malpractice law since 2015. Ms. Anderson is licensed to practice in Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi.
Mr. Gilmer, also of counsel, represents physicians, nurses and other health care providers in professional negligence lawsuits in federal and state court. He has also represented clients in automobile, railroad, premises liability and business litigation, and has served as lead counsel and co-counsel in multiple jury and non-jury trials. A member of the Memphis and Tennessee Bar Associations, Mr. Gilmer is recognized by Mid-South Super Lawyers in the area of health care liability defense.
Mr. Francis joins as a staff attorney, representing hospitals, physicians, nurses and other health care providers in professional negligence lawsuits in federal and state court. A 2013 graduate of the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, Mr. Francis is a member of the Memphis and Tennessee Bar Associations.
These three attorneys were previously with the Hardison Law Firm.