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Tammy L. Baker

Office Managing Principal
Birmingham

P 205-332-3106
F 205-332-3131
Tammy.Baker@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Tammy L. Baker is Office Managing Principal of the Birmingham, Alabama, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She has experience in all aspects of workplace law, including multi-plaintiff and class action litigation.

Ms. Baker regularly advises employers on complex issues, including compliance with the FMLA and other employment laws. She lectures frequently on employment-related topics, including at national conferences sponsored by the Society for Human Resource Management.

While attending law school, Ms. Baker was a member of the Alabama Law Review and the Jessup International Moot Court Team. Following law school, she clerked for United States District Court Chief Judge Sharon Lovelace Blackburn.

Honors and Recognitions

  • Recognized by AVVO as one of the Women Leaders of the Birmingham Bar (2015)
  • Birmingham Business Journal “Best of the Bar"
Best Lawyers 2019 - Tammy L. Baker
Chambers USA 2019 - Tammy L. Baker
Martindale-Hubbell 2019 - Tammy L. Baker

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Alabama State Bar Labor & Employment Section, Chair (2018-2019)
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • Birmingham Society for Human Resource Management
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Judicial Conference Planning Committee (2007)
  • National Association of Women Lawyers
  • National Society for Human Resource Management
  • Northern District of Alabama’s Advisory Committee on the Rules of Civil Practice and Procedure, Chair

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • America’s First Federal Credit Union, Associate Board Member (2016-2019)
  • Assisted in United Way campaigns
  • United Way's Women's Leadership Initiative
  • YWCA Junior Board Member (2006 - 2009)

Published Works

  • Employment Discrimination Law. 2nd Supplement ed. (DC: BNA, 1999) [Contributing Editor]

Speeches and Presentations

  • Alabama State Bar Labor & Employment Conference
  • National, State and Birmingham SHRM Conferences

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April 25, 2019
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Chambers USA Recognizes Jackson Lewis and Its Attorneys in 2019 Edition

April 25, 2019

WHITE PLAINS, NY (April 25, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 72 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2019 Edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking the leading law firms in the U.S.... Read More

August 15, 2018
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Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019

August 15, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce more than 200 attorneys throughout the firm’s locations have been named to the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive guide to legal... Read More

May 3, 2018
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Jackson Lewis and Its Attorneys Recognized in Chambers USA 2018

May 3, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 3, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 72 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2018 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking the leading law firms in the U.S. The firm... Read More

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Eleventh Circuit to Undertake Full-Court Review of Challenge to Alabama Law Prohibiting Local Minimum Wage Laws
February 4, 2019

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has agreed to undertake a full-court review to decide the validity of a 2015 Alabama law prohibiting cities or other local municipalities from adopting their own laws concerning minimum wages, leave benefits, collective bargaining and other employment-related issues. Read More