Wilkerson, Donna Brown

  • Senior Associate



(931) 372-9181

DONNA BROWN WILKERSON is a Senior Associate in the Cookeville, Tennessee, office of Wimberly Lawson Wright Daves & Jones, PLLC, which she joined in 2023. Donna has been a licensed attorney since 1993, handling a wide range of civil litigation matters in state courts, federal courts, and administrative tribunals. She obtained a Bachelor of Science in Public Administration from the University of Tennessee in 1989 with honors and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Tennessee in 1993 cum laude.

Areas Of Practice

  • Workers Compensation Defense
  • Insurance Defense
  • Employment Law
  • General Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee, 1997


  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee
    • J.D. - 05/1993
    • Honors: cum laude
  • University of Tennessee College of Business Administration
    • B.S. - 05/1989
    • Honors: with honors
    • Major: Public Administration
    • Minor: Political Science

Honors And Awards

  • Recipient: Hunton & Williams, Harold C. Warner, and Arthur B. Hyman Scholarships
  • American Jurisprudence Awards in Contracts II and International Law
  • Hamilton Burnett American Inn of Court
  • Outstanding Service Award from West Tennessee Legal Services Pro Bono Project Disaster-Related Legal Assistance Program
  • American Trial Lawyers Association National College of Advocacy - Advocate

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • Upper Cumberland Trial Lawyers Association, past vice-president

Fraternity Or Sorority

  • Pi Sigma Alpha
  • Alpha Kappa Psi