79 attorneys from Baker Donelson have been ranked as leading practitioners in the recently released 2018 edition of Chambers USA, a highly regarded directory of America's leading lawyers for business. Of these attorneys, 19 were included in Band 1, the top tier in Chambers USA; one was ranked as a "Star Individual," a ranking given to attorneys with exceptional recommendations in their field; and six attorneys also received a national ranking.
25 of the firm's practice areas were recognized as leading statewide practices, with nine ranked in Band 1. The irm's health care practice was also ranked as a leading practice in the country. Eight of the Firm's practices were ranked as leading practices in Tennessee:
- General Commercial Litigation
- Real Estate
- Banking and Finance
- Health Care
- Labor and Employment
- Corporate/Mergers and Acquisitions
- Intellectual Property
Considered a cornerstone directory whose listings are given much weight among business leaders selecting legal counsel, Chambers USA ranks law firm practice areas and individual attorneys based on research conducted by the directory's team of researchers, including in-depth interviews with clients and attorneys. Law firms and individual lawyers are ranked in bands from 1 to 6, with 1 being the best.