Baker Donelson's Cameron S. Hill Named Professional Development Shareholder

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Baker Donelson has named Cameron S. Hill the Firm's new professional development shareholder. Mr. Hill is located in the Firm's Chattanooga office.

As professional development shareholder, Mr. Hill will focus on implementing measures to help the Firm's attorneys excel and succeed in their practices and their communities. He served for more than 10 years as the new litigator advisor for the Chattanooga office. Mr. Hill has also served on the faculty for Baker Donelson University for the Expert Witness, Jury Trial, and Presentation Skills workshops.

"Our professional development team has an important role in helping our attorneys to reach their full potential, and I am honored to be leading this team in serving the Firm in my new capacity," said Mr. Hill.

Mr. Hill will maintain his full-time practice in Chattanooga, focusing on construction, employment, ERISA and general commercial litigation matters, trying cases to conclusion or decision through alternative dispute resolution. Since 2013, Mr. Hill has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America in Construction Law and Construction Litigation and was named the publications' 2018 and 2014 Chattanooga Litigation - Construction "Lawyer of the Year." He is a Rule 31 Listed General Civil Mediator, and holds an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale Hubbell, and is a member of the Tennessee, Chattanooga, Federal and American Bar Associations.
 




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