Adam Sanders, shareholder in the Firm's Chattanooga office and member of the Business Litigation Group, concentrates his practice in commercial litigation. Mr. Sanders has litigated cases in areas including eminent domain, zoning and land use, patent and trademark infringement, and other complex contract and commercial disputes. As part of a national eminent domain practice, Mr. Sanders represents investor-owned utility companies facing municipal condemnation threats in cases all over the country. He not only litigates complex right-to-take and valuation phases of condemnation, but also helps clients avoid condemnation in the first place through strategic political and public relations efforts, and proactive dialogue with potential condemnors. Prior to joining Baker Donelson, Mr. Sanders clerked for two years for The Honorable Curtis L. Collier, then Chief Judge for the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Tennessee. Mr. Sanders assisted the Court on cases running the gamut from fraud to the First Amendment, and employment discrimination to immigration. Mr. Sanders is the father of four daughters, and an elder at his church. He's a craft beer enthusiast, sporadic homebrewer, technology tinkerer, and casual jazz pianist.