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Tammy L. Baker

Office Managing Principal

P 205-332-3106
F 205-332-3131


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 Award Badge
USA Chambers 2018 - Tammy L. Baker

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Alabama State Bar Labor & Employment Section, Vice Chair
  • 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
  • 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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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

August 15, 2017
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Best Lawyers in America© Honors Jackson Lewis Attorneys in Its 2018 Edition

August 15, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 193 attorneys, were recognized in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a publication that has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. The Best Lawyers lists are... Read More

June 30, 2017
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Jackson Lewis Publishes Q2 Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter

June 30, 2017

Please enjoy our Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter for the second quarter of 2017. A best practice of our firm, it includes personal, diversity-focused messages from our Diversity Committee Chair and Diversity Committee Manager, and highlights diverse attorney promotions, diversity-related activities, sponsorships and events... Read More

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