Brigid M. Carpenter was named managing shareholder of the Nashville office of Baker Donelson. She is the first woman to serve in this position.
Carpenter will maintain her legal practice, which includes products liability defense, catastrophic personal injury defense, and prosecution and defense of commercial disputes. She will continue to represent clients in state and federal trial and appellate courts throughout Tennessee, as well as other jurisdictions around the country.
She received her B.S., summa cum laude, from University of Tennessee and her J.D. from University of Virginia School of Law. She is an active member of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC), serving on the faculty of the 42nd annual IADC Trial Academy at Stanford Law School in 2014.