Global Reach


2001 Ross Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75201-2980
United States


Since its opening in 1985, our Dallas office has grown into a major force providing legal services to public entities, Fortune 500 companies and other major enterprises. It is home to many of the firm’s key practice groups, including corporate, securities and financing, commercial litigation, class action litigation, patent litigation, intellectual property, patent and trademark prosecution, real estate, bankruptcy, labor and employment, and tax.

The Dallas office has the capacity to offer a broad range of services to clients in the technology sector, particularly intellectual property and litigation. Our familiarity with technology companies allows us to handle a multitude of services, including patent and trademark prosecution, patent portfolio management, and technology licensing. We are proficient in complex, high-stakes litigation involving patent, trade secret, trademark and copyright issues.

Our corporate lawyers handle a full range of corporate, securities and financing matters for some of the largest companies headquartered in Texas. Baker Botts consistently ranks in the top tier of leading firms in corporate securities. Several of our lawyers have served as general counsel and in-house counsel at publicly traded companies.

Lawyers in our Dallas office have been recognized by third-party sources, such as Chambers USA and D Magazine. Members of our office have been chosen to lead the Dallas Bar Association and serve leadership roles in many professional associations. We pride ourselves on the team approach we bring to every engagement, and we believe our collaborative approach improves the results we earn for our clients.

City Facts


Ranked #21 in “Best Places to Live” by U.S. News.


Dallas-Fort Worth is ranked #3 of Forbes “10 Fastest-Growing Cities” whose population grew by more than 30% in the last year alone.


Ranked #4 in “Best American Cities to Work in Tech” by SmartAsset.


Home to six major sports teams: The Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Mavericks, Texas Rangers, Dallas Stars, FC Dallas, and Dallas Wings.

Strong Metro Economy

Ranked #5 in the “40 Strongest U.S. Metro Economies” by Bloomberg.

City Scape

DFW is home to 21 Fortune 500 company headquarters and 41 headquarters among the Fortune 1000.

Computer, Tablet, Phone

Named as one of 5 cities poised to be the next Silicon Valley Tech Hub by Forbes.


The office is located in the heart of the Dallas Arts District, the largest urban arts district in the U.S. featuring award-winning museums, performing arts venues, a 5.2 acre park, restaurants and bars for accessible entertainment.


Partner in Charge:
Timothy S. Durst
Lawyer Recruiting Contact:
Elizabeth Gittemeier
Client Relations Contact:
Katherine Kurtz
Office Administrator/Staff Recruiting Contact:
Kim Payne