Baker Donelson

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165 Madison Avenue
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Memphis, TN 38103, United States
Phone: 901.526.2000
Fax: 901.577.2303
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Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Construction Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
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  • Immigration Law
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  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Maritime Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Products Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Taxation
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  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Other U.S. Locations
  • Alabama
  • D.C.
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • Mississippi
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  • Tennessee
  • Texas
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  • United Kingdom
Number of Attorneys
800+ Attorneys

Circuit Split: Expansion of Title VII Protections and Sexual Orientation as a Subset of a Protected Class

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex or national origin. Title VII has been supplemented via legislative action to also prohibit discrimination due to pregnancy…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Health, Labor & Employment Law

What Is The New U.S.-China Trade Deal and How Will It Affect Exporters?

On May 12, Wilbur Ross, the U.S. Commerce Secretary, announced that the U.S. and China have reached a new trade deal with four components that are supposed to boost U.S. exports and close America’s trade gap with China. The…more
 /  Elections & Politics, International Law & Trade

Politics in the Workplace

Employees are complaining that they are being discriminated against or harassed by management or other employees based on their political beliefs because an employee's political beliefs may relate to, or be intertwined with,…more
 /  Civil Rights, Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

Public Hearing on Natural Resource Damage Restoration Banking Program Set for June 2017

We reported previously on the Natural Resource Damage Restoration Banking Program proposed in Louisiana. A public hearing relating to the recent proposed regulations will be held on Monday, June 26, 2017, at the Coastal…more
 /  Energy & Utilities

Scott Angelle Tapped to Take the Helm of BSEE

Scott Angelle took over as the Director of the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, May 23. Mr. Angelle is well known to the oil and gas…more
 /  Energy & Utilities

Hold the Phone – Debt Collectors Challenge FCC’s Take on TCPA

Businesses across America are waiting with bated breath for a ruling in ACA International, et al. v. FCC, a case brought by a debt collection industry group challenging the FCC’s order interpreting the Telephone Consumer…more
 /  Communications & Media Law, Finance & Banking, Consumer Protection

Is the 8 and 80 Overtime Exception for Hospitals and Health Care Providers the Right Fit for Your Company?

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires that employers pay most workers at least minimum wage for all hours worked, plus overtime – one and one-half the employee's regular rate of pay – for all hours worked in excess of 40…more
 /  Health, Labor & Employment Law

The Crash of the Rocket Docket: Supreme Court Drastically Changes Where Patent Infringement Cases Can Be Filed

On May 22, 2017, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Grands LLC. At issue was whether Kraft Foods selected the proper venue for suing TC Heartland for infringement. TC Heartland…more
 /  Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

Medical Residents and Title IX - What Teaching Hospitals Need to Know

Last month, Baker Donelson reported the surprise ruling out of the Third Circuit in Jane Doe v. Mercy Medical Center in which the court held that the discrimination and harassment prohibitions of Title IX apply to a private…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Education, Health, Labor & Employment Law

Supreme Court Drastically Changes Where Patent Infringement Cases Can Be Filed

Today, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Grands LLC. At issue was whether Kraft Foods selected the proper venue for suing TC Heartland for infringement. TC Heartland asserted…more
 /  Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

Three Things Health Care Employers Should Know About Affordable Care Act Section 1557

Health care providers are likely familiar with the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) prohibitions on discriminating against the recipients of their services, but providers also must be mindful that the ACA may also make them directly…more
 /  Civil Rights, Health, Labor & Employment Law

Washington, D.C. Update – May 2017

April saw the debate in Congress heat up as Justice Neil Gorsuch was confirmed for a seat on the Supreme Court, House Republicans suspended, restarted and then ultimately succeeded in their effort to repeal and replace the…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Health, International Law & Trade, Taxation

Trump Administration Stays the Course on Practical Export/Import Regulatory Reforms

The Trump Administration has implemented regulatory changes to continue its predecessors’ decade-long efforts to streamline requirements for exporters and importers. One such project, dubbed the International Trade Data System…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Elections & Politics, International Law & Trade

Ransomware Imminently Expected to Target Medical Devices

As a wave of devastating ransomware-based attacks spread across the globe last week, it became abundantly clear that the medical industry at large was ill-prepared for the threat despite years of warnings. The virus hit medical…more
 /  Health, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Play is Not Work: Judge Dismisses Former USC Linebacker’s Wage and Hour Lawsuit

Former University of Southern California football player Lamar Dawson’s attempt to be declared an “employee” under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) was soundly defeated in federal court. Dawson brought the lawsuit on behalf…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Education, Labor & Employment Law
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