Aaron Streett is the Chairman of Baker Botts’ Supreme Court and Constitutional Law Practice. He has presented oral argument in dozens of appeals, covering the U.S. Supreme Court, the Texas Supreme Court, and various courts across the country, with concentrated experience in the Fifth Circuit and D.C. Circuit. Mr. Streett's practice involves all substantive areas of the law, including commercial litigation, statutory interpretation, constitutional law, administrative law, securities, and white-collar criminal defense.
Mr. Streett maintains an active practice in the Supreme Court of the United States, representing parties in merits cases six times since 2010, as well as filing numerous amicus and certiorari-stage briefs. He recently represented petitioners in the noted securities case of Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc., which challenged and limited the fraud-on-the-market theory. Mr. Streett is one of only 18 attorneys in private practice to have argued at the Supreme Court each of the last two Terms.
Mr. Streett was recently named one of only six "Appellate MVPs" for 2014 by Law360, which had previously recognized him in 2011 as one of the top five appellate “Rising Stars” under age 40. That publication stated that Mr. Streett’s “proclivity for courtroom presentation and a broad knowledge of constitutional law have helped [him] score victories in complex and high-stakes cases for clients in the energy, financial services, telecommunications and other industries." Mr. Streett was also recently featured on National Law Journal's Appellate Hot List for 2014.
Following graduation from law school, Mr. Streett served as a law clerk to the Honorable David B. Sentelle of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and to the Honorable William H. Rehnquist, Chief Justice of the United States.