For 120 years, Baker Donelson has placed one thing above all else: our clients. As a result, our client service standards, consistent across all of our locations, are what set us apart from other firms. Each one of our more than 600 attorneys and public policy advisors, and every staff member, understands that you expect more than just quality legal work when you choose a law firm – you want extraordinary service, and we're dedicated to providing that. From our roots as a one-man shop in 1888 through our evolution into an AmLaw 200 firm, we value our clients and our employees, and we strive to consistently exceed your expectations.
Baker Donelson is committed to providing a comprehensive approach to every aspect of a client's business, from initial tax planning, to complicated corporate strategies, to patent protection, employee training and litigation defense. You and your company are more than just a piece of business to us, and our goal is to become your business partner by providing you with the full range of innovative business and litigation services you need to achieve the results you desire. Whether you're acquiring a new company or need defense against litigation, we'll reach across offices to determine the best Baker Donelson attorney for the job.
Our attorneys are leaders in their field and their communities, both at home and abroad. Among numerous achievements, current and former attorneys have been appointed judges and held United States Senate seats; held presidencies of local and state bar associations as well as high positions in the American Bar Association; held ambassadorships to foreign nations; directed the Senate Committee on Appropriations; governed the states of Tennessee and Mississippi; been on the President's Domestic Policy Council; and been Chief of Staff to the U.S. President. These attorneys bring their vast experience of leadership and public service to Baker Donelson, helping to expand our culture of respect, client service, leadership and mentoring.
State-of-the-art technology seamlessly links all our offices through BakerNet, our industry-forward internal website. Containing our library, numerous legal search portals, and staff and attorney experience – as well as specific client/matter information – BakerNet is a tool the entire firm relies on. We're able to provide each other and our clients with instant information, building client-specific sites on demand and providing clients nationwide with secure access to our online document repository. Our practice groups, industry service teams and client service teams all have individual pages where they share the latest information through blogs and other posts. All of this unprecedented technology is geared towards maximum efficiency and information-sharing, so that we may provide you with the best possible service.
Baker Donelson is a member of several of the largest legal networks, so that on the rare occasions we can't take care of your specific needs, our attorneys can get you quick access to legal knowledge throughout the United States and around the world.
In a world full of choices about where you take your business, we've created a culture where our clients receive service beyond the expected. Fundamentally, service is at the heart of what we do. How we interact with our clients, other attorneys and each other matters. The challenge is not just to talk about it, but to actually do it better. And at Baker Donelson, we constantly strive to do better.