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Richard. B Gossett and R. Culver Schmid Elected Fellows of Tennessee Bar Foundation


Baker Donelson announces that Richard B. Gossett and R. Culver Schmid have been elected fellows of the Tennessee Bar Foundation, an association comprised of 841 attorneys across the state.

A shareholder in the Firm's Chattanooga office, Mr. Gossett is a banking, business, bankruptcy and reorganizations and creditors' rights lawyer. He also has extensive experience in corporate and other business organizations, real estate matters and construction law. Mr. Gossett has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® since 1999 and in Mid-South Super Lawyers since 2006. He is also a member of the American, Georgia and Tennessee Bar Associations.

Mr. Schmid is the managing shareholder of the Firm's Knoxville office and a member of Baker Donelson's Real Estate/Finance Group, where he focuses his practice on commercial transactions including real estate development and finance, business acquisitions, secured lending, commercial and residential condominium law, municipal corporations and administrative law. A graduate of the University of Tennessee School of Law, Mr. Schmid has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2013. He currently serves as chairman of the Board of Trustees of The Episcopal School of Knoxville and is an appointed member of The Governor's Council for Judicial Appointments.

The Tennessee Bar Foundation's purpose is to honor attorneys who have distinguished themselves in the profession and to administer a grant-making program. That program, Interest on Lawyers' Trust Accounts (IOLTA), has awarded grants in excess of $21 million to law-related public interest projects. For more information, visit

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