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Baker Donelson Announces Eleven Newly Elected Shareholders Firm-Wide

New Shareholder Class Comprised of More than 50 Percent Women

Baker Donelson announces that it has elected 11 new shareholders across the Firm. The new shareholders and their primary areas of practice are:

  • Eve A. Cann (Consumer Finance and Litigation)
  • Matthew S. Chester (Government Enforcement and Investigations)
  • Jennifer L. Curry (Labor & Employment)
  • Nakimuli O. Davis-Primer (Labor & Employment)
  • Daniel J. Ferretti (Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy)
  • Kathleen G. Furr (Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy)
  • Ashley Hugunine (Real Estate and Finance)
  • Sterling Kidd (Product Liability & Mass Tort)
  • Melanie C. Walker (Immigration)
  • Matthew G. White (Financial Services Litigation)
  • Drew Yonchak (Corporate Finance and Securities)

"We are fortunate to have such a bright group of professionals who have worked hard to serve their clients and become leaders in their offices, their communities and our Firm, and we know they will continue to succeed in their new roles," said Ben C. Adams, chairman and chief executive officer of Baker Donelson.

This year's class of new shareholders is comprised of more than 50 percent women, making it the fourth consecutive year women have made up nearly or more than half of the Firm's newly elected shareholders. Additionally, nearly half of the new shareholders, including men and women, have taken advantage of Baker Donelson's industry-leading parental leave policy during their time at the Firm.

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