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Baker Botts Strengthens Litigation Department with 14 New Judicial Clerks

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HOUSTON, October 4, 2018 – Baker Botts L.L.P, a leading international law firm, is pleased to announce that 14 of its new associates who joined the firm this fall have completed high profile judicial clerkships.

“Baker Botts is well known for the depth and experience of our litigation and trial practice. Adding 14 new judicial clerks who are ready to serve our litigation clients simply deepens an already impressive bench across the litigation department,” said Van Beckwith, a Dallas based partner and Chair of the firm’s Litigation Practice.

“Our clients look to us to have associates ready to work directly with our clients on important matters immediately. In this very competitive market, the fact that this incredibly impressive class of judicial clerks has chosen Baker Botts speaks to the momentum of our firm and our strength in first-chair litigation. Our firm is one that recognizes the importance of collegiality, professional excellence, integrity, and service while rewarding and encouraging individual accomplishments,” said Mr. Beckwith.

“Baker Botts' litigation practice is comprised of world-class associates who handle disputes and try cases around the globe, and in the courthouse down the street, in cases involving business and commercial, antitrust and M&A, intellectual property, class actions, energy, and securities and shareholder litigation,” added Mr. Beckwith.

These new associates include:

Tecuan Flores (Austin)
Intellectual Property
Judge Sparks, U.S. District Court (Western District of Texas)

Christopher Ratway (Austin)
Intellectual Property
Chief District Judge Gilstrap, U.S. District Court (Eastern District of Texas)

Shayna Goldblatt (Houston)
Litigation
Judge Miller, U.S. District Court (Southern District of Texas)

Margaret Wittenmyer (Houston)
Litigation
Judge Harmon, U.S. District Court (Southern District of Texas)

Delaney McMullan (Austin)
Litigation
Judge Loken, U.S. Court of Appeals (8th Circuit) 

Joshua Morrow (Austin)
Litigation/Environmental
Judge Brown, Supreme Court of Texas

Mary Margaret Roark (Austin)
Litigation
Chief Justice Hecht, Supreme Court of Texas

Alex Hernandez (Houston)
Litigation
Judge Southwick, U.S. Court of Appeals (5th Circuit) 

Andrew McCartney (Washington D.C.)
Litigation
Judge Elrod, U.S. Court of Appeals (5th Circuit)

Clark Oberembt (Austin)
Intellectual Property
Judge Taranto, U.S. Court of Appeals (Federal Circuit) 

B. Caleb Graves (Dallas)
Litigation
Judge Rodriguez, U.S. District Court (Western District of Texas)

Anthony Lucisano (Houston)
Litigation
Justice Devine, Supreme Court of Texas
Judge Reavley, U.S. Court of Appeals (5th Circuit)


William Seidleck (Washington D.C.)
Litigation
Judge Wolski, U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Jamie Drillette (Dallas)
Litigation
Justice Green, Supreme Court of Texas

*New lawyers may not have yet been admitted to their respective State Bar

 

 

 

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