Tammy L. Baker: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Tammy L. Baker

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Office Managing Shareholder
Birmingham,  AL  U.S.A.
Phone(205) 332-3100

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Practice Areas

  • Disability
  • Leave and Health Management
  • Class Actions and Complex Litigation
  • General Employment Litigation
  • Management and Employee Training
University University of Alabama at Birmingham, B.S., magna cum laude, 1990
Law SchoolUniversity of Alabama, J.D., 1993 Order of the Coif, Alabama Law Review, Jessup International Moot Court Team
Admitted1993, Alabama; 1994, U.S. District Court, Middle, Northern and Southern Districts of Alabama and U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 2006, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; 2012, Mississippi, U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi, and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida

bar & professional association memberships

American Bar Association

Birmingham Bar Association

Birmingham Inns of Court

Birmingham Society for Human Resource Management


Tammy L. Baker is Office Managing Shareholder of the Birmingham, Alabama office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Ms. Baker has experience in all aspects of workplace law, including multi-plaintiff and class action litigation. She regularly advises employers on complex issues, including compliance with the FMLA and other employment laws.

She obtained her law degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Alabama School of Law and her undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Following law school, she clerked for United States District Court Chief Judge Sharon Lovelace Blackburn.

Ms. Baker lectures frequently on employment-related topics, including at national conferences sponsored by the Society for Human Resource Management. Ms. Baker was honored by Chambers USA as one of America's best lawyers and the Birmingham Business Journal named her as “Best of the Bar.”

Published Works


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

Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activity

•Speaker at National SHRM Conference
•Speaker at Alabama State Bar Labor & Employment Conference
•Best Lawyers in America in Chambers USA's America's Leading Lawyers for Business
U.S. News - Best Lawyers (2012-2015)
• Best of the Bar in Birmingham Business Journal
•Clerk, Chief Judge Sharon Lovelace Blackburn of the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
•Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals 2007 Judicial Conference Planning Committee
•YWCA Junior Board Member 2006-2009
•United Way's Women's Leadership Initiative
•Assisted in United Way campaigns
•Selected for Alabama SuperLawyers in 2010 - 2015
SuperLawyers' Top 25 Women in Alabama for 2013
•Named one of Birmingham's Best Lawyers in 2012-2013
•Recognized by AVVO as one of the Women Leaders of the Birmingham Bar (2015)


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Tammy L. Baker

800 Shades Creek Parkway, Suite 870
BirminghamAL 35209


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