Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz

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Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz P.C.
Baker Donelson
Headquarters Memphis, Tennessee
No. of offices 20 total, 1 international
No. of attorneys 650+ (2014)
Major practice areas General practice
Key people Ben C. Adams, Chairman and CEO[1]
Date founded 1888
Founder James F. Baker
Company type Professional corporation

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz P.C. is a large U.S. law firm and lobbying group with offices in the Southeastern United States, Washington, D.C. and London, England. Fortune has selected Baker Donelson as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For five times, citing the firm's commitment to diversity, public service and pro bono work.[2]


Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz traces its roots back to the firm of Baker, Worthington, Crossley & Stansberry, founded in 1888. [3] The current firm is the result of a complex series of mergers of many different predecessor firms spread throughout the Southern United States.[4]

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In addition to its broad-based litigation and lobbying practices, the firm has practices in corporate law, mergers & acquisitions, labor and employment, real estate, bankruptcy, health law, intellectual property, and tax law.

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