BIRMINGHAM, AL—Mark A. Baugh, David Gevertz and Mary Ann Jackson have been elected to Baker Donelson’s board of directors by the Firm’s shareholders.
Mr. Baugh is chair of the Firm’s Diversity Committee and a shareholder in Baker Donelson’s Nashville office, where he concentrates his practice in litigation and representing employers in employment-related issues. He represents and advises local, regional and national clients in several states in employment-related disputes and investigations. For more than 10 years, Mr. Baugh has led Baker Donelson’s Diversity Committee, which is focused on creating an atmosphere that is welcoming and inclusive of all Firm employees.
A shareholder in Baker Donelson’s Atlanta office, Mr. Gevertz is a member of Firm’s Labor & Employment Group. He tries employment discrimination, wage and hour, non-compete, whistleblowing, and trade secret cases to juries throughout the country. He also guides companies through sensitive internal and government investigations, employee thefts and mass layoffs. Since 2009, Mr. Gevertz has been recognized by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers as a top Labor & Employment lawyer in Georgia.
Ms. Jackson, a shareholder in the Firm’s Memphis office and chair of Baker Donelson’s Corporate Finance and Securities Group, has extensive experience in advising private companies. She represents clients in strategic transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, private securities offerings and investments, and forming and structuring business organizations such as limited liability companies, partnerships and joint ventures. Ms. Jackson also counsels clients on day-to-day business matters such as shareholder agreements, executive employment agreements, confidentiality agreements and general business contracts.