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Former Texas Appeals Court Justice Rejoins Baker Botts as Litigation Partner

HOUSTON, June 15, 2017 - Baker Botts L.L.P, a leading international law firm, today announced that Justice Rebeca Aizpuru Huddle, a former member of the Texas First Court of Appeals, has rejoined the firm as a partner of its Litigation Department based in Houston. 

Justice Huddle, who was appointed to the First Court in 2011 and elected in 2012, authored over 400 majority opinions during her tenure on the bench. Before entering public service, Ms. Huddle was a Litigation partner with the firm. Her practice focused on complex business litigation including commercial disputes and securities and shareholder actions. 

“Rebeca is a top notch trial lawyer who has served as a jurist of the highest distinction. We are delighted that she has decided to rejoin her partners and to add her to our roster of talented trial lawyers who daily are helping our clients with their most important disputes and investigations,” said Andrew M. Baker, Managing Partner of Baker Botts. 

“Baker Botts is known for having a best-in-class litigation and trial department. Having a trial lawyer of Rebeca’s quality and experience rejoin our firm further adds to our bench strength and will bring significant value for our clients,” said Van Beckwith, Chair of the firm’s Litigation Department. 

“Returning to Baker Botts is like coming home. I am thrilled that I will be able to bring the experience and perspective I gained on the bench back to our clients,” said Justice Huddle. 

A Texas native, Justice Huddle obtained her undergraduate degree from Stanford and her J.D. from The University of Texas Law School. 


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