As the 60th largest law firm in the U.S., Baker Donelson gives clients access to a team of 650+ attorneys and public policy advisors representing 30+ practice areas, all seamlessly connected across 20 offices to serve any legal and policy need.
How to Get Hired
We asked Baker Donelson for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.
What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?
Baker Donelson hires individuals who understand the powerful processes and intricacies of the law, hold themselves to the highest ethical standards, and who represent honesty, integrity, and quality.
Our recruits have established a proven track record of academic and personal achievement and believe in the culture of our Firm: we work hard and play hard, we put clients first, and we treat every individual with respect.
We look for people who are dedicated to professional growth and who will stop at nothing to deliver top-notch service to our internal clients (co-workers) and external clients.
We have found that our most successful people share a core set of competencies; attorneys who are intelligent, professional, diverse, civic-minded, and creative bring value to our clients and help us continue to build one of the best and most progressive law practices in the United States.
What can prospective employees do to get your attention?
Our hiring goes beyond academic achievements. Our goal is to recruit professionals who are independent thinkers and have the ability to work well in a collaborative and collegial environment. We attract people who will take the time to understand our clients' businesses and work with them as partners in a setting which encourages creative thinking and aggressive problem solving.
What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?
Interested candidates should visit the careers page on our website, BakerDonelson.com: http://www.bakerdonelson.com/Careers/