April 2011

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On Thursday, January 20, Baker Donelson attorney Erin Reeves, who practices in the securities and corporate governance area, joined John Tanner, Senior Vice President and Division Counsel for McGriff, Seibels & Williams, Inc. to present “What You Need To Know About D&O: A Practical Guide To Directors & Officers Insurance For Non-Profit Organizations.” The seminar, sponsored by thePro Bono Partnership of Atlanta, provided the ins and outs of what directors & officers liability insurance means to nonprofit organizations. Reeves and Tanner covered topics including the protections afforded to directors and officers under the law through indemnification and other avenues, and the benefits of obtaining directors and officers insurance, as well as explaining important aspects of such insurance policies. The program, which is now available as a webcast for online viewing, serves as a primer on directors and officers insurance for boards of directors and management of nonprofit organizations, and assists boards of directors and management in deciding upon and obtaining the best coverage for their organization. (more…)

Community for Creative Non-Violence Operates Nation's Largest Homeless Shelter, But Provides Much More Than A Place To Stay


Many of Baker Donelson’s attorneys devote their pro bono efforts to providing legal services for the homeless. In many of our communities, we work with homeless shelters and service providers, offering direct legal services for homeless individuals, and providing representation for the organizations that serve them. A few years ago, I was delighted to learn that our Washington, D.C. attorneys have a close relationship with a unique organization that provided my own introduction to issues of homelessness many years ago. (more…)