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Baker Donelson seeks to attract and retain experienced lateral attorneys who are committed to providing unparalleled service to our clients, have a deep understanding of the practice of law and believe in the culture of our Firm.

 

Litigation Associate – Chattanooga (#676)

The Chattanooga office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz seeks an associate with trial and complex litigation experience, which may include experience as a judicial law clerk. Academically distinguished applicants who have excellent written and oral advocacy skills, and analytical aptitude with deposition, discovery, motion practice, and trial experience are sought to assume responsibility in an active and diverse federal and state court litigation practice. We seek a bright, hardworking and responsive attorney with good judgment and attention to detail. The associate will work closely with senior litigators who will provide active mentoring and client contact. Tennessee law license required. For consideration, please click here. Please also include your resume, law school transcript, and cover letter addressed to Rebecca Simon, Director of Recruiting.

Corporate Associate - Nashville (#675)

The Nashville office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell and Berkowitz seeks an associate with 3 to 5 years of transactional experience to join its Corporate Group. Academically distinguished applicants who have excellent writing and analytical skills, sound judgment and experience with the drafting of complex transactional agreements, are sought to assume responsibility in an active and diverse business practice. General corporate and M&A experience are preferred. Top candidates will have some experience leading transactions or portions of M&A, general corporate, securities and other business transactions. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and hardworking with strong organizational skills. This is a unique opportunity for the right individual to grow into a key member of a successful and growing practice area. For consideration, please click here. Please also include your resume, law school transcript, and cover letter addressed to Rebecca Simon, Director of Recruiting.

Litigation Associate – Nashville (#674)

The Nashville office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz seeks an associate with three or more years of trial and complex litigation experience. Academically distinguished applicants who have excellent written and oral advocacy skills, and analytical aptitude with deposition, discovery, motion practice, and trial experience are sought to assume responsibility in an active and diverse federal and state court litigation practice. We seek a bright, hardworking and responsive attorney with good judgment and attention to detail. The associate will work closely with senior litigators who will provide active mentoring and client contact. Tennessee law license required. For consideration, please click here. Please also include your resume, law school transcript, and cover letter addressed to Rebecca Simon, Director of Recruiting.

IP Litigation Associate – Nashville (#673)

The Nashville office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell and Berkowitz seeks an associate with three or more years of litigation experience to join its Intellectual Property litigation practice. Academically distinguished applicants who have excellent writing and analytical skills, as well as deposition, discovery and motion practice experience, are sought to assume responsibility in an active and diverse IP litigation practice that includes trademark, trade secret, copyright, and patent infringement proceedings. Experience in large-scale litigation would be particularly valuable. We seek a bright, hardworking, highly motivated, creative problem solving person with good judgment and attention to detail. Starting salary is in the top end of the market and firm is consistently ranked as a Best Place To Work in the US. For consideration, please click here. Please also include your resume, law school transcript, and cover letter addressed to Rebecca Simon, Director of Recruiting.

Litigation Associate – New Orleans (#671)

The New Orleans office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz seeks an associate with one or more years of litigation experience, preferably including some trial experience. Academically distinguished applicants who have excellent written and oral advocacy skills, and analytical aptitude with deposition, discovery, motion practice, and trial experience are sought to assume responsibility in an active and diverse civil litigation practice. Experience with defending tort and commercial litigation claims, labor and employment litigation, and/or construction litigation is preferred but not required. We seek a bright, hardworking and responsive attorney with good judgment and attention to detail. The associate will work closely with senior litigators who will provide active mentoring and client contact. Louisiana law license required. For consideration, please click here. Please also include your resume, law school transcript, and cover letter addressed to Rebecca Simon, Director of Recruiting.

Litigation Associate – Jackson (#670)

The Jackson office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz seeks an associate with one or more years of litigation experience, preferably including some trial experience. Academically distinguished applicants who have excellent written and oral advocacy skills, and analytical aptitude with deposition, discovery, motion practice, and trial experience are sought to assume responsibility in an active and diverse civil litigation practice. Significant experience with defending tort and commercial litigation claims, labor and employment litigation, and/or construction litigation is preferred but not required. We seek a bright, hardworking and responsive attorney with good judgment and attention to detail. The associate will work closely with senior litigators who will provide active mentoring and client contact. Mississippi law license required. For consideration, please click here. Please also include your resume, law school transcript, and cover letter addressed to Rebecca Simon, Director of Recruiting.

Business Litigation Associate – Birmingham (#669)

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell and Berkowitz seeks a staff attorney with three or more years of federal clerking experience to join its business litigation department. Academically distinguished applicants who have excellent brief writing and analytical skills are sought to assume responsibility in an active litigation practice. Extensive brief writing experience is required and will be the predominant responsibility of this position. The attorney may work remotely. For consideration, please click here. Please also include your resume, law school transcript, and cover letter addressed to Rebecca Simon, Director of Recruiting.

Tax Associate - Memphis (#668)

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz seeks a mid-level associate attorney with an LL.M. in tax to join its thriving Trusts and Estates/Family Office/Tax practice in Memphis, TN. The position has the potential to involve participation in building the existing practice, client contact and moving into a leadership role in the long term. Academically distinguished applicants who have excellent writing and analytical skills are sought to assume responsibility in this very active practice. We seek a bright, hardworking associate with good judgment and attention to detail. For consideration, please click here. Please also include your resume, law school transcript, and cover letter addressed to Rebecca Simon, Director of Recruiting.

Construction Associate – Nashville (#664)

The Nashville office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell and Berkowitz seeks an associate with 3-5 years of complex litigation experience to join its construction law group. Academically distinguished applicants who have excellent written and oral advocacy skills, and analytical aptitude with deposition, discovery, motion practice, and trial experience are sought to assume responsibility in an active and diverse civil litigation practice including construction litigation. Engineering, architecture or construction management experience is a plus. The associate will work closely with litigation shareholders who will provide active mentoring and client contact. Must have a juris doctorate from an ABA-approved law school and be in good standing and an active member of the Tennessee Bar. We seek a bright, hard working person with good judgment and attention to detail. For consideration, please click here. Please also include your resume, law school transcript, and cover letter addressed to Rebecca Simon, Director of Recruiting

Health Law Transactional Associate - Atlanta, Jackson or Nashville (#661)

Baker Donelson's nationally recognized healthcare practice is seeking to fill a senior-level associate positions. The ideal candidate will have at least four to six years of transactional experience advising health care providers. Experience handling operational and corporate work for different types of providers, including surgery centers, ancillary service providers, hospitals, clinics, pharmacies, labs, and long term care providers, is a plus. Candidates should have experience with a leading law firm or healthcare provider and strong law school credentials. Candidates must have excellent analytical, written, verbal and interpersonal skills, be highly organized and detail-oriented and have the ability to manage several tasks simultaneously to meet deadlines. This is an opportunities to work with a great team of talented health care lawyers at one of Fortune Magazine's Best Companies to Work For in America. The ideal candidate would be resident in the Firm's Atlanta, Jackson, or Nashville offices. For consideration, please click here. Please also submit your resume, law school transcript, and cover letter addressed to Rebecca Simon, Director of Recruiting.

Corporate Restructuring & Bankruptcy Associate - Baltimore (#660)

Baker Donelson has a current opportunity for a first-chair attorney to join its dynamic financial services department in the firm's Baltimore office. This position presents an opportunity for a blended practice of both transaction and litigation legal areas. The attorney will work with a collaborative group of lawyers across the firm's offices in primarily representing CMBS special servicers, banks and other lenders in commercial loan default matters. Practical experience in one or more of the following areas is valuable: commercial lending/loan documentation, real estate, foreclosure, business bankruptcy and/or litigation. This position will not generally handle consumer finance or consumer bankruptcy matters. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and hardworking with strong organizational skills. For consideration, please click here. Please also submit your resume, law school transcript, and cover letter addressed to Rebecca Simon, Director of Recruiting.

Health Care Litigation Staff Attorney – Memphis (#658)

The Memphis office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell and Berkowitz seeks to hire a staff attorney with four or more years of litigation experience, preferably medical malpractice litigation experience, to join its health law litigation practice. Academically distinguished applicants, who have excellent analytical and writing skills, as well as discovery and motion practice experience, are sought to assume responsibility in an active practice coordinating and drafting discovery responses in hospital and nursing home cases. We will consider a partial remote work situation and flexible and/or reduced hours requirement. Tennessee license required; Mississippi license helpful. We seek a bright, hard working person with good judgment and attention to detail. For consideration, please click here. Please also include your resume, law school transcript, and cover letter addressed to Rebecca Simon, Director of Recruiting.

Health Law Regulatory Associate – Atlanta, Baltimore, Nashville or Washington, D.C. (#657)

Baker Donelson's nationally recognized health law practice is seeking a healthcare regulatory associate with 4-7 years of experience advising healthcare providers on regulatory, reimbursement, and transactional matters. The candidate should have a working knowledge of fraud and abuse laws, including the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute. Experience with HIPAA, telemedicine, alternative payment arrangements, and other federal and state laws that govern the healthcare industry is a plus. The candidate must have strong analytical, written and verbal communication, and interpersonal skills. The candidate also must be highly organized, detail-oriented, and have the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously to meet deadlines.

This is a great opportunity to join a collaborative team that is consistently recognized as one of the leading health law practices in the nation by Chambers USA, Modern Healthcare, and the American Health Lawyers Association. The ideal candidate would be resident in the Firm’s Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Nashville, or Atlanta offices, although other arrangements would be considered for the right candidate. For consideration, please click here. Please also include your resume, law school transcript, and cover letter addressed to Rebecca Simon, Director of Recruiting.

Transactional & Litigation Shareholder - Tallahassee (#650)

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz seeks shareholder or senior level attorneys to grow its thriving Tallahassee, FL office. Ideal candidates will have portable business and preferred experience in estate planning and fiduciary litigation, and transactional work. Candidates must have excellent analytical, written, verbal and interpersonal skills, be highly organized and detail-oriented. This is an opportunity to work with a great team of talented lawyers. For consideration, please click here. Please also include your resume and cover letter addressed to Rebecca Simon, Director of Recruiting.

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