Baker Donelson's Health Law Group Earns Multiple Top Ten Rankings

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The Health Law Department at Baker Donelson has earned several honors recognizing the group as one of the leading health care practices in the United States.

Baker Donelson was ranked seventh on the American Health Lawyers Association's "Top Honors 2014" list of health law firms in the United States; earned a spot in the top ten of Modern Healthcare's "Largest Healthcare Law Firms;" ranked number 7 in the 2014 edition of the annual listing of the largest health care law firms in the country; and was ranked number 2 on the American Bar Association's first "Annual Regional Law Firm Recognitions" list of Health Law firms in the South - the listing recognizes by geographic region the largest health law firms in the United States.

"Baker Donelson is proud to once again be recognized by these industry leading organizations as among the top health law firms in the country," said Richard G. Cowart, chair of the Firm's Health and Government Relations & Public Policy Department. "These honors show the strength of our health law practice and our continued commitment to provide strategic counsel and creative solutions to our clients as they face the challenges of a constantly changing health care industry." 

"With more than 100 attorneys in seven states and the District of Columbia serving the health care industry, Baker Donelson's Health Law Department is widely recognized as a premier national practice. It is ranked by Chambers USA as one of the nation's leading health law practices and is consistently ranked as one of the largest health law practices in the country. Attorneys in the Baker Donelson Health Law Department deliver a wide array of corporate, regulatory and financial services, representing leading hospitals and health systems, academic medical centers, medical device manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, physician organizations and specialty care providers. The department also provides a full spectrum of litigation services in commercial and contract matters, antitrust disputes, regulatory and governmental issues and defense of tort cases," officials stated.

 
 


Chattanooga Chamber Business Calendar Oct. 3-10

MON/3 Bubbly vs. Brews (A Startup Week Event) 5:30-7:30 p.m. Chattanooga Chamber Alley: 811 Broad St. The purpose of this event is corporate matchmaking with local startups. If you’re a startup, click here to register.   MON/3 – NEWtrepreneur? 10 Bookkeeping Mistakes to Avoid from the Start (StartUp Week) Noon – 1:30 p.m. TN Small Business ... (click for more)

Supreme Court Abolishes Mutuality Element Of Collateral Estoppel

In a unanimous opinion, the Tennessee Supreme Court has modified the state’s approach to collateral estoppel – a legal principle governing the relationships and issues between parties that are involved in successive legal proceedings. The decision will prevent a person who has been convicted of a criminal offense from contesting guilt in a subsequent civil lawsuit brought by the ... (click for more)

Boyd Questions Effectiveness Of Read 20 Program; Coppinger Defends It

County Commissioner Tim Boyd said he questions the effectiveness of the Read 20 pre-K literacy program and wants the director to come before the County Commission to answer questions.   County Mayor Jim Coppinger defended the program, noting that it was the creation of former County Mayor Claude Ramsey.   Commissioner Boyd said the low literacy level hearing ... (click for more)

Corker Says Without Budget Reform, Washington Is “Laying A Huge Burden On Future Generations”

In remarks on the Senate floor  on Wednesday , Senator Bob Corker joined a number of colleagues to discuss the broken federal budget process.   “The processes that we have in place make it impossible for us to really deal with our country’s fiscal issues,” said Senator Corker. “Today is the perfect example of that: we pass a continuing resolution ... (click for more)

Jimmy Templeton Will Be Missed At The City Yards

If only we had known about the Chattanooga City Council's planned retirement send off for Jimmy Templeton of Public Works, the room would have been filled to overflowing with his friends and admirers - including me.   I have had the honor of knowing and working with Jimmy since the 1970's (and also knew his father "Big Jim").  Jimmy was a strong right hand for whoever ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Knobfather & Me

I’ve seen some beautiful things in my life. I’ve eaten dinner inside the Eiffel Tower with the city of Paris all aglitter below. I’ve been sprayed by champagne in the Dallas Cowboys’ dressing room after they won the Super Bowl. I’ve stood both at the top and at the bottom of the Grand Canyon. I’ve snorkeled in the Great Exuma islands, learned to snow ski in the Austrian Alps, and ... (click for more)