Laura Baker is a shareholder at The Law Offices of John Day, P.C., where she represents clients in personal injury, wrongful death, and tort litigation cases. Laura's reputation and experience have earned her several accolades. Most recently, Laura was awarded the "Rising Star Award" by the Lawyers' Association for Women in 2016. She was also recognized as an Athena Young Professional Award Nominee in 2016. In 2015, Laura was a winner of the Nashville Business Journal's “40 Under 40” award. Laura has been recognized as one of the “Best of the Bar” by the Nashville Business Journal in 2015 and 2017. Laura was selected as one of the Top 50 Women Lawyers in the Mid-South by Super Lawyers in 2015. She has also been named a Mid-South Super Lawyer in Personal Injury every year from 2013 to 2017. She was named a Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2012. Laura has earned the AV® Preeminent™ ranking from Martindale-Hubbell through its peer-review system, which indicates a ranking at the highest level of professional excellence.
Laura is also a leader in the legal community. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Nashville Bar Association, and is Chair of the Friday Fundamentals program for the NBA, a 13-week program for new lawyers designed to bridge the gap from law school to law practice. Laura served as the President and Treasurer of the Lawyers’ Association for Women, Marion Griffin Chapter and is a Barrister of the Harry Phillips American Inn of Court, serving on the Executive Committee for the Inn. She is a member of the Nashville, Tennessee, and American Bar Associations, and was inducted as a Fellow of the Nashville Bar Foundation in 2015.