Donna Mikel Named Chair Of Tennessee Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Section

Friday, August 10, 2018

Attorney Donna Mikel, a partner in the Chattanooga law firm of Burnette, Dobson & Pinchak, has been named as the 2018-2019 chair of the Executive Council of the Tennessee Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Section. 

The section is comprised of 576 labor and employment practitioners in the state of Tennessee and hosts an annual Labor & Employment Forum in Nashville at the TBA headquarters. 

Ms. Mikel has practiced employment law for 18 years in Chattanooga and has served on the Council for the past four years.

  




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