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Baker Donelson understands the invaluable role staff members play in the success of our Firm and serving our clients, so we look for the best and brightest. Our employees enjoy generous benefits, competitive pay and a diverse working environment.


  • Competitive salaries 
  • Discretionary staff bonus program 
  • Generous paid time off (PTO) policy 
  • Paid holidays 


  • Choice of medical plans designed to fit all needs 
  • Firm-supplemented health savings account 
  • Flexible spending accounts (for medical expenses and Dependent Care) 
  • Free counseling services 
  • Dental and vision plans available 
  • Same-sex partner benefits 
  • Supplemental cancer, accident, and intensive care plans available 
  • Firm-paid short term and long term disability 
  • Firm-paid life and accidental death insurance 
  • Supplemental life and long term care insurance 
  • College savings plan 
  • Paid funeral leave 
  • Paid Professional Legal Secretary Certification 
  • Paid professional membership dues for legal secretaries and paralegals 

Retirement Benefits 

  • 401(k) with match 
  • Free 401(k) advisement and yearly education seminars 

Corporate Discounts 

  • Computers 
  • Vehicles 
  • Cell phones 
  • Lasik surgery 
  • Group banking 
  • Health clubs 
  • Entertainment 
  • Hotels 
  • Car rental 
  • Clothing 
  • Many more 
Respect and Appreciation: Laurel B. Swope


"The respect and appreciation the firm's leaders have for each employee filters down to every level of the firm. This type of leadership promotes an atmosphere of professionalism and teamwork that truly makes this a great place to work."

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