Baker Donelson

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165 Madison Avenue
Suite 2000
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
  • Health
  • Immigration Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Maritime Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Products Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Taxation
  • Transportation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Other U.S. Locations
  • Alabama
  • D.C.
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • Mississippi
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
Other Countries
  • United Kingdom
Number of Attorneys
800+ Attorneys

Sixth Circuit Not Willing to Relent that Business Owner Was Liable for Trust Fund Tax Penalty Despite Creditor's Control over Finances

In Robert Karban, Jr. v. United States of America, earlier this year, the Sixth Circuit ruled that Mr. Karban, the owner of a manufacturing company, was a responsible person for paying over trust fund taxes, which he willfully…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Taxation

Requirements for Participation Guidance for LTC Surveyors Published

The State Operations Manual Guidance for Long Term Care Surveyors (Appendix PP), effective November 28, 2017, has undergone substantial revision. As a result of regulatory changes, the F-tags for surveys have been renumbered…more
 /  Health

Cuba Sanctions Guidance: November 2017 Update

On November 9, 2017, changes to the United States' Cuba Sanctions program went into effect, as the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security…more
 /  Elections & Politics, International Law & Trade

Peer Review Not Protected: U.S. Supreme Court Will Not Disturb Florida Decision Limiting the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act

A multi-year discovery dispute regarding the adverse medical incident reports of a Jacksonville, Florida hospital concluded on October 2, 2017 when the United States Supreme Court denied a petition for a writ of certiorari in…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Health, Professional Malpractice

Naquin on the Door of a Circuit Split? Second Circuit Suggests Emerging Split from the Fifth Circuit Regarding Jones Act Seaman Status for Essentially Land-Based Employees

A circuit split may be emerging after the Second Circuit Court of Appeals’ unanimous decision in Matter of Buchanan Marine, L.P., – F.3d –, No. 16-1092 (2d Cir. Oct. 27, 2017) (Kearse, Cabranes, Chin, J.) affirming a New York…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law, Maritime Law

Vitas Hospice and Chemed Corporation Settle Largest-Ever FCA Claim Against a Hospice

Vitas Hospice, the largest for-profit hospice chain in the United States, and its owner, Chemed Corporation, agreed to pay $75 million to settle allegations that Vitas Hospice submitted false claims for hospice services between…more
 /  Government Contracting, Health

Entrepreneur Minute: Get Everything in Writing [Video]

Derrick Morgan, Impact Investor and Tennessee Titan, advises first-time entrepreneurs to protect themselves by having all of their agreements in writing. See more videos in Baker Donelson's Entrepreneur Minute series at…more
 /  Business Organizations

Year-End Tax Planning in Light of Republican Tax Proposal

No one knows which provisions in the House tax bill, released on November 2, 2017, will change before enactment or if any major tax bill will actually be enacted. To offset lower rates and higher standard deductions, many…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Taxation

CEO Pay Ratio Disclosure: Comparing CEO and Employee Compensation

In August 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) adopted a final rule implementing Section 953(b) of the Dodd-Frank Act. The final rule requires U.S. public reporting companies to disclose the ratio of their…more
 /  Business Organizations, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

Winter is Coming – and the PTO Will Be Pruning the Deadwood Out of Trademark Registrations

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has a new random audit procedure for trademarks aimed at removing deadwood from the Register. Trademark owners seeking to register marks in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) often…more
 /  Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

Cuba Policy Shift Stalls as Businesses Await OFAC Implementation

On June 16, 2017, President Trump issued a National Security Presidential Memorandum on Strengthening the Policy of the United States Toward Cuba. The Memorandum outlined a framework for agencies such as the Treasury…more
 /  Elections & Politics, International Law & Trade

Sudan Sanctions Revocation Formalized, But Compliance Challenges Remain

On October 12, 2017, the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) revoked certain parts of its economic sanctions regime with respect to Sudan and the Government of Sudan. OFAC issued a General License on…more
 /  Elections & Politics, International Law & Trade

Eleventh Circuit Restores Auto Body Shop Antitrust Case

On September 7, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals handed a big victory to a class of auto body shops in Quality Auto Painting v. State Farm, et. al, reversing a lower court decision that had dismissed the auto body shops'…more
 /  Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Civil Procedure, Insurance

Delrahim Takes Over at DOJ Antitrust – and Quickly Lays Out His Priorities

On September 27, Makan Delrahim was confirmed by the Senate to be the new Assistant Attorney General for the DOJ Antitrust Division. The Senate's vote (73-21 in favor of confirmation) ends the longest delay ever in confirming a…more
 /  Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Elections & Politics

Ghost Ships, Shadow Brokers and Cryptoworms: October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

In a chillingly apropos follow-on to the mid-summer global Petya and WannaCry cyber/ransomware attacks, which crippled businesses and government interests around the world, October has been dubbed “National Cyber Security…more
 /  Privacy, Maritime Law, Science, Computers, & Technology
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