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.
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)
Honors and Recognitions
•Recognized by AVVO as one of the Women Leaders of the Birmingham Bar (2015)
•Birmingham Business Journal “Best of the Bar
•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
In the News
August 15, 2018
Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2019
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...
May 3, 2018
Jackson Lewis and Its Attorneys Recognized in Chambers USA 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...
August 15, 2017
Best Lawyers in America Honors Jackson Lewis Attorneys in Its 2018 Edition
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...
Wage and Hour
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.
By David T. Wiley , Tammy L. Baker and Thomas A. Davis
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
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