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Baker & Daniels is an Indianapolis-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2011 NLJ 250 rankings of firms by size, with 279 attorneys it is the 152nd largest law firm in the United States. The firm ranked 160th on The American Lawyer's 2011 Am Law 200 rankings of firms based on revenue with $ 152,500,000 in gross revenue in 2010. Baker & Daniels is a business law firm specializing in legal issues pertaining to Indiana, including local laws and regulations. The firm also offers expertise in federal legislation and regulation. Practice areas include corporate finance, government affairs, litigation, tax and real estate. The firm has several offices in Indiana, as well as offices in Washington, D.C., Chicago, and China.

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Midlevel Associates Survey 41 -20 Job satisfaction
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In the News

Obama Names Record Number of Gay Federal Judges

Todd Ruger, John Council and John Pacenti : The National Law Journal : January 21, 2014

President Barack Obama's 11th nomination of an openly gay or lesbian lawyer to a federal district judgeship reflects both his declared mission to diversify the courts and the widespread cultural shift in acceptance of gays and lesbians in public life.

A Summer Surprise: Obama, Rubio And Cruz Agree On Gay Federal Judge Appointments

Todd Ruger, John Council and John Pacenti : Daily Business Review : January 20, 2014

Naming openly gay judges to district courts has given the judiciary wider perspective and a foundation from which circuit ­judges—and possibly a U.S. Supreme Court justice—could emerge.

Obama's Historic Role in Nominating Gay Judges

Todd Ruger, John Council and John Pacenti : Texas Lawyer : January 20, 2014

Robert Pitman's uncontroversial selection—Cornyn called Pitman's sexuality "irrelevant"—was Obama's 11th nomination of an openly gay or lesbian lawyer to a federal district judgeship.

Wal-Mart, Manufacturer Targeted in Air-Mattress Injury

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : January 15, 2014

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and an air mattress manufacturer have failed to free themselves fully from a lia-bility complaint brought by a Florida man who said he was injured when a new air mattress “popped” and collapsed under him.

The Churn: Baker and Quinn Expand, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 15, 2014

Baker & McKenzie heads to Brisbane, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan takes its litigation prowess to Houston and a trio of partners leave Kirkland & Ellis in our latest look at notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

NFL Players Union Scores Reversal in Pay Cap Case

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : January 20, 2014

The Eighth Circuit gave the NFL Players Association an opening to revive its $3 billion lawsuit accusing league owners of colluding to secretly cap salaries for the 2010 season. But the union's lawyers at Winston & Strawn and Latham & Watkins still face a long road to recovering any damages.

After 17 Years at Helm, a Law Firm Leader Steps Down

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 28, 2014

Alan Levin became Barnes & Thornburg's managing partner in 1997. Since then the Indianapolis-based Am Law 100 firm has grown to 522 lawyers. On Nov. 1, Levin will become chairman emeritus and make way for successor Robert Grand, a politically connected member of the firm's management committee.

Target Heads to Court Over Data Breach

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : January 13, 2014

This month’s resignation of Target Corp. chief executive officer Gregg Steinhafel came as a federal judge in Minnesota holds the first hearing in the lawsuits filed over the retailer’s data breach—although both sides have expressed interest in settling the litigation.

Fee Tracker: Bridgegate, Detroit and Apple

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 08, 2014

Gibson Dunn's Christie tab grows, Jones Day revs it up in Motown and filings by Goodwin Procter and Fried Frank hint at the Apple e-book fight's high cost.

The Churn: Winston Bulks Up in IP and Asia, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 06, 2014

Despite a recent round of layoffs, Winston & Strawn has hired a four-strong corporate team in Hong Kong and a three-partner IP team in San Francisco.

In-House Counsel Profile: Cantel Medical Corp.'s Eric Nodiff

Richard Acello : The National Law Journal : January 21, 2014

Contracts (distribution agreements, supply agreements, service agreements) make up 65 percent of the legal work, general counsel Eric Nodiff said, with mergers and acquisitions accounting for 15 percent and employment, securities filings, intellectual property, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and litigation comprising the rest.

Target Data-Breach Litigation Coordinated in Minnesota

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : January 07, 2014

A federal panel has ordered about 100 consumer class actions filed against Target Corp. over its data breach transferred to Minnesota, where lawyers in related derivative shareholder actions have moved to appoint lead counsel.

The Churn: White House Official Joins Kilpatrick, Plus More Lateral Moves

Tom Huddleston Jr. : The Am Law Daily : January 28, 2014

The White House's former associate director of intergovernmental affairs and public engagement is now part of Kilpatrick Townsend's Native American affairs team; Faegre adds two labor and employment attorneys in Chicago; and the former U.S. Steel general counsel joins Fox Rothschild.


: The National Law Journal : January 17, 2014

Pamela Fulmer joins Arent Fox's intellectual property and complex litigation practices as partner in the San Francisco office. Plus more law firm movers in this week's column.

The Churn: 14-Lawyer Team Joins Lewis Brisbois, Plus More Lateral Moves

Tom Huddleston Jr. : The Am Law Daily : January 21, 2014

Lewis Brisbois launches a new office near Philadelphia with a team of 14 laterals, including eight partners, from Nelson Levine; Pfizer's assistant general counsel heads to Paul Hastings; and O'Melveny's London office adds a Kirkland M&A partner.


Andrew Ramonas : The National Law Journal : January 17, 2014

For Cargill Inc. general counsel Laura Witte, attention to the management of outside counsel has paid off.


Karen Sloan : The National Law Journal : January 17, 2014

The Chanhassen, Minn.-based gym franchiser's two-attorney department handled an impressive array of deals during the past year.

The Churn: Milbank, Shearman Land Securities Litigators, Plus More Lateral Moves

Sara Randazzo : The Am Law Daily : January 14, 2014

A string of New York securities litigators are on the move; Bingham loses two Los Angeles–based lawyers to Winston and a partner in San Francisco to Manatt; and a former U.S. ambassador rejoins Jones Day.

Five Am Law 100 Firms Handle Three Big PE Deals

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 07, 2014

Private equity giants KKR and The Carlyle Group kept a handful of Am Law 100 firms busy this week with acquisitions totaling nearly $5 billion, and veteran Simpson Thacher & Bartlett partner Mari Lerner took the lead on two of the deals. Changing hands in the transactions were an industrial packaging unit owned by Illinois Tool Works, medical device maker Lake Region Medical and optical retailer National Vision.