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HBJ: An Interview With Andrew Baker



HOUSTON, October 18, 2013
-- In the October 18, 2013 issue of the Houston Business Journal, senior reporter Deon Daugherty interviews Firm Managing Partner Andrew Baker about his career at Baker Botts and his thoughts and observations about the Firm, Houston and the energy industry.

Prior to delving into questions, Daugherty notes that our managing partner “has never worked anywhere else.”

“Indeed,” she continues in her opening of the interview article, “the man who took Texas icon Dr Pepper, now known as part of Plano, Texas-based Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc., to the public markets and split off Houston engineering giant KBR Inc. from oilfield services major Halliburton Co., grew up a mile away from Yankee Stadium in the Bronx.

Baker said, in response to a question about the firm’s energy practice, “We have deep experience, judgment, and we’re really excited about the trends we see — hydraulic fracturing, shale, (master limited partnerships) — because it creates great opportunities for our clients, for our city, our state, this part of the country and the country as a whole.”

The complete interview with Andrew is available here.



About Baker Botts L.L.P.
Baker Botts is an international law firm of approximately 700 lawyers practicing throughout a network of 15 offices around the globe. Based on our experience and knowledge of our clients’ industries, we are recognized as a leading firm in the energy, technology and life sciences sectors. Throughout our 173-year history, we have provided creative and effective legal solutions for our clients while demonstrating an unrelenting commitment to excellence. For more information, please visit www.bakerbotts.com.

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