Baker Donelson Achieves High Rankings in Chambers USA2018

Three Florida Attorneys Recognized in 2018 Edition

Three attorneys from the Florida office of 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.

Across the Firm, 79 Baker Donelson attorneys were ranked as leading practitioners, with 19 of those attorneys ranked in Band 1. One attorney was ranked as a “Star Individual,” a ranking given to attorneys with exceptional recommendations in their field, and six attorneys also achieved a national ranking. Twenty-five of the Firm’s practice areas were recognized as leading statewide practices, with nine ranked in Band 1. The Firm’s health care practice was also ranked as a leading practice in the country.

In individual rankings, three of the Firm’s Florida attorneys were recognized as leaders in their field:

Band 1

  • Antitrust: Hal K. Litchford
  • Environment: Ralph DeMeo

Band 4

  • Real Estate: Martha A. Hartley

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.

Recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For,” Baker Donelson is among the 60 largest law firms in the country, with more than 750 attorneys and public policy advisors representing more than 30 practice areas to serve a wide range of legal needs. Clients receive knowledgeable guidance from experienced, multi-disciplined industry and client service teams, all seamlessly connected across 22 offices in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington, D.C. 

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Editor in Chief: Wanda Rich

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