Baker Donelson, Louisiana Chapter Of Entrepreneurs’ Organization Announce Strategic Alliance
NEW ORLEANS – Baker Donelson announced its partnership with the Louisiana Chapter of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO). The firm will serve as the exclusive legal industry sponsor for Louisiana entrepreneurs affiliated with this global business network of more than 11,000 leading entrepreneurs in 150 chapters and 48 countries.
Baker Donelson’s Emerging Companies Team will provide legal counsel, guidance and support to EO Louisiana entrepreneurs as they develop and expand their businesses.
“The startup phase of any business is an exciting time for entrepreneurs, but it’s a time wrought with questions and challenges that our firm can help address and support,” said David C. Rieveschl, a New Orleans-based shareholder and member of Baker Donelson’s Emerging Companies Team. “As part of our commitment to providing ‘on-the-ground’ counsel and resources to the Southeastern entrepreneurial community in all of our markets, we are pleased to support EO Louisiana and its members.”
Founded in 1987, EO helps leading business owners on their paths to greater professional success and personal fulfillment. Considered a global thought leader on entrepreneurship, it provides a peer-to-peer network for like-minded leaders focused on business growth, personal development and community engagement. Its program operations, including executive education and mentorship, are based at the chapter level to directly connect local businesses for EO career-building and networking events.
Baker Donelson’s Emerging Companies Team provides a unique multidisciplinary approach to supporting startup businesses. Its attorneys work to understand clients’ businesses and the communities necessary to support them, allowing them to provide practical, timely legal advice to meet entrepreneurs’ specific needs.
Baker Donelson gives clients access to a team of more than 650 attorneys and public policy advisors representing more than 30 practice areas to serve a wide range of legal needs. Clients receive knowledgeable guidance from experienced, multi-disciplined industry and client service teams, all seamlessly connected across 19 offices in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas and Washington, D.C.
Ranked as the 64th largest law firm in the U.S., Baker Donelson is recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For."