Tonya Mitchem Grindon is chair of the Securities/Corporate Governance Group, on her firm's board of directors and a shareholder of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell and Berkowitz, P.C. in Nashville. She was selected as shareholder a year ahead of schedule, the only woman in her 600+ attorney law firm to have that distinction. Ms. Grindon concentrates her practice in securities, investment management, mergers and acquisitions, general corporate and international business transactions.
Mr. Grindon was recognized as one of Law360’s Top 10 Corporate Finance Attorneys in the United States under forty. She was also recognized as a Woman of Influence in 2010 and a Top Forty Under Forty in 2009, both by the Nashville Business Journal.
She was the recipient of the Nashville Emerging Leaders Award for legal services by the Nashville Chamber of Commerce in 2009, is listed in Super-Lawyers Mid-South Rising Stars, including Top 50 Women Lawyers in the Mid-South,
has been named to Best Lawyers in America®
since 2007. In 2014 she was listed as one of Nashville's "Best of the Bar." She is a member of the Nashville Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Washington, D.C. Bar Association, Maryland Bar Association and American Bar Association (Business Law Section).
NYSE Company $1.25 Billion Debt — Served as Tennessee counsel to a Fortune 500 public company traded on the NYSE
in connection with the refinancing of its $1.25 billion credit facility.
Private Equity Investment — rved as lead counsel to a private oil and gas service company in connection with the restructuring of its outstanding debt with a $75 million credit facility and private investment of $50 million.
Follow-on Offering for Selling Shareholder on Form S-1 — Lead counsel to issuer in connection with registration of securities for largest selling shareholder