Incoming Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

Timothy Lupinacci is Chair of the Financial Services Department, Office Managing Shareholder for Birmingham, and incoming Chairman and CEO at Baker Donelson. He also serves on the firm's Diversity Committee and is the former Co-Chair of the firm's Women's Initiative Pathways to Leadership Committee. 

Baker Donelson has a variety of diversity initiatives, including a scholarship program, mandatory diversity training, and supplier diversity programs. The firm also partners with the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and the Nashville Bar Association to provide internships for aspiring lawyers. Baker Donelson was named an LCLD Most Active Member Law Firm in 2013 and 2016.

Joined LCLD 2009 

Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2014)
Fellows nominated:
2019: Suneel Gupta; 2018: Kavita Shelat; 2017: Nakimuli Davis-Primer; 2016: Eddy De Los Santos; 2015: Damany F. Ransom; 2014: Natalie Renee Bolling; 2013:Robert F. Tom; 2012: Erica V. Mason; 2011: Clarence Risin

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected: 
2018: Tiye FoleyMary Wu Tullis; 2017: Betty RichmondKavita Shelat; 2016: Nakimuli Davis-PrimerMaia Woodhouse; 2015: Jennifer ErvinCamalla Kimbrough

1L LCLD Scholars Program 
Scholars hosted:
2019: Babafemi "Femi" Fatade, Harrison DuPont, Fanny Chac, Haley Steinman; 2018: Scott Chen, Carly Goodson, Chelsea Thomas; 2017: Simone Ford, Xeris Gregory, Victoria Young; 2016: Ralph Culpepper, Deitra Jones, Benjamin Obomanu; 2015: Sarah Carrier, J. Levi Stoneking; 2014: William B. Belton, Rama S. Douglas, Nia K. Oates, Shalyn Smith; 2013: Melissa Fox, Vincent Lewis, Neeraj Shah; 2012: Eric Coleman, Adrienne Coronado, Fred N. Muna

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2016, 2013, 2012

Annual Meeting (2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)

Members: Timothy Lupinacci, Ben Adams 

Diversity Professionals: Cheryl HuntMark Baugh

Communications: Johanna Burkett