Andrew M. Baker


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Andrew Baker is the managing partner of Baker Botts. Mr. Baker began his practice in 1979 in the Houston office. In 1985 he moved to Dallas, Texas, to open Baker Botts’ Dallas office. In the spring of 2012, he became the firm’s managing partner and relocated back to Houston.

Mr. Baker’s practice emphasizes the development of close, long-term, value-added relationships. Public and private companies turn to Mr. Baker for advice in connection with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, securities and other finance transactions of all stripes. Mr. Baker also represents companies, boards and audit committees in corporate and government investigations, and counsels on corporate governance compliance, crisis management, dispute resolution, strategic planning and communications strategies.

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Publications, Speeches and Presentations

  • “FCPA Issues Facing Multinational Companies,” Compliance Week, 2009 and 2010 Annual Conferences, Washington, D.C., June 2009 and May 2010
  • “FCPA Review of Mergers and Acquisitions,” ACI FCPA Bootcamp, Houston, Texas, January 2009
  • “Handling Parallel Investigations in Multiple Jurisdictions,” National Institute on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Washington, D.C., October 2006
  • “The Compliance Challenge: Insights From Outside Counsel, Regulators, and General Counsel,” KPMG Global Energy Conference, Houston, May 2005