Wimberly Lawson Wright Daves & Jones, PLLC
FREDRICK R. BAKER is a Member in the Cookeville, Tennessee, office of Wimberly Lawson Wright Daves & Jones, PLLC, which he joined in 2001. His law practice includes an emphasis in workers' compensation and employment discrimination, as well as ADA and FMLA compliance. Fred is the Editor of the Tennessee Workers' Compensation Handbook, published by M. Lee Smith Publishers. He is also Legislative Co-Chair of the Upper Cumberland Society of Human Resource Management, and is Tennessee's representative for the National Workers' Compensation Defense Network. Fred has an AV Preeminent® Rating - which is the highest possible rating given by Martindale-Hubbell, the leading independent attorney rating entity. He is also listed in The Best Lawyers in America® in the field of Workers' Compensation Law/Employers, was named 2022 LAWYER OF THE YEAR by Best Lawyers for Workers' Compensation Law/Employers (Nashville Region), and is listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers® in the area of Workers' Compensation. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy, summa cum laude, from Transylvania University and his law degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Tennessee.