Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

Corporate/Commercial Department

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What the team is known for Noted for its gaming practice, with substantial experience advising clients ranging from casino developers to gaming equipment manufacturers on significant transactions. Also highlighted for its leading presence in the healthcare arena. Has a significant presence across the Southeast, and an ability to use resources throughout the wider firm to act effectively on complex transactions.

Strengths Peers state: "The firm has a strong presence in the community."

Interviewees say: "The firm is known for its healthcare practice."

Notable practitioners

Amy Elder is an experienced counsel on gaming issues, with a strong track record of assisting clients to obtain the regulatory approvals underpinning their acquisitions in the sector. Market sources regard her as "a capable attorney."

Dan McDaniel is a leader in gaming matters. One source reports: "He is the one you want on your side for a tough or confrontational issue around gaming regulation. He is a very capable advocate for the position of his client; I have a high regard for his abilities."

William Painter is widely seen as a "leading business lawyer" in Mississippi, being especially noted for his deep expertise in healthcare transactions. His wider practice sees him advise on a range of matters, including employee benefits issues, securities issuances and trusts and estates matters.