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Steven F. Griffith Jr. Named Co-Chair of Baker Donelson's Business Litigation Group

Baker Donelson has named Steven F. Griffith Jr. as co-chair of the Firm's Business Litigation Group.

Mr. Griffith is a shareholder in Baker Donelson's New Orleans office, serves on the Firm's board of directors, and is a member of the Firm's Audit and Finance Committee. He will co-chair the practice group with Kent A. Lambert, who has served as chair of the Business Litigation Group since 2014.

"Steve is an accomplished litigator and has established himself as a talented leader within the Firm," said Mr. Lambert, a shareholder in Baker Donelson's New Orleans office. "I'm excited to have him join me in leading this talented group of more than 100 attorneys across the Firm's 21 offices in ten states and Washington, D.C."

Mr. Griffith has a national practice assisting clients in various industries, including affordable housing, construction, hospitality and marine. He has represented or advised clients on matters in more than 35 states. Mr. Griffith has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2012 and in Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers since 2010. He has also been recognized in Louisiana Super Lawyers and has been named among the publication's top 50 attorneys in Louisiana and top 50 attorneys in New Orleans since 2016.

A graduate of the Loyola University School of Law, Mr. Griffith served as judicial clerk for Chief Justice Pascal F. Calogero Jr. in the Louisiana Supreme Court from 2000 to 2001. He is a member of the American, Louisiana, New Orleans and Federal Bar Associations and currently serves as an officer and on the board of directors of the New Orleans Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.

Baker Donelson's Business Litigation Group is composed of more than 100 trial lawyers, including former judges and state and federal prosecutors, who advise clients regarding disputes encompassing business arrangements across a broad spectrum of local, regional, and national industry sectors.

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