Nakimuli focuses a large portion of her practice on counseling and advising employers on day-to-day issues in the workplace; reviewing, drafting, and revising employee handbooks and company policies; and training management and supervisory level employees on various employment related laws and issues. She also represents employers in litigation and administrative actions, including proceedings before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, unemployment commissions, and the Department of Labor. Nakimuli has experience defending employers in single & multi-plaintiff litigation as well as litigation filed by the EEOC pursuant to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Section 1981, the ADA, the ADEA, the EPA, and the FLSA.
In addition to her employment practice, she has extensive experience representing insurance carriers on bad faith breach of contract claims, representing insured's in premises liability cases, and representing companies on a wide-range of business litigation matters, such as personal injury claims (including claims involving motor carriers), breach of contract, fraud, and cases involving mortgage financing and lender liability.
Prior to joining Baker Donelson, Nakimuli was a law clerk to the Honorable Leslie H. Southwick of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. As a law clerk, she analyzed complex litigation issues. Nakimuli has also served as an adjunct professor of legal writing at the Mississippi College School of Law. Nakimuli is licensed in both Mississippi and Tennessee.
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
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Jackson, Mississippi 39211
Areas of Practice
Labor & Employment Law
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