Corporate LitigationWhen a dispute surfaces in today’s business world, companies and individuals face risk on a variety of fronts: the threat of civil litigation, the prospect of investigations and enforcement by regulators, media and public scrutiny, and sometimes a criminal investigation or prosecution.

Excellent standard of representation in a wide range of commercial disputes, with a particularly robust reputation in relation to litigation matters arising in energy and securities. Able to draw on a strong geographic footprint in litigating cases across the country, offering additional expertise in technology, antitrust and environment. Also highly acclaimed for its capacity to take on an array of disputes at appellate level.

Chambers USA 2017

We are committed to bringing value by offering creative, timely and strategic advice to help solve complex legal issues and achieve our clients' business goals. We routinely collaborate with clients to develop litigation strategies using early case assessment methods and then implement the plan with efficiency and the latest technology.

Also, as disputes are increasingly resolved in arbitration, we utilize our courtroom skills in arbitration in the United States and other countries. We draw upon our global resources to help clients navigate their legal issues and minimize risk in virtually any venue in the world. Clients trust Baker Botts with their complex business issues and critical litigation, because our trial lawyers have the experience and resources needed, in and out of the courtroom.


Related Experience


Chambers Global 2018

–United Arab Emirates
  • Dispute Resolution – Band 2
  • Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation) – Band 3
  • International Arbitration – Band 3

Chambers UK 2018

  • Public International Law – Band 3
  • International Arbitration: Investor-State Arbitration – Band 3

Chambers USA 2018

–District of Columbia
  • Antitrust – Band 2
  • Environment – Band 2
  • Litigation: White-Collar & Govt Investigation – Band 3
  • Environment – Band 1
  • Litigation: General Commercial – Band 3
  • Energy: State Regulatory & Litigation (Electricity) – Band 2
  • Energy: State Regulatory & Litigation (Oil & Gas) – Band 3
  • Antitrust – Band 3
  • Climate Change – Band 3
  • Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation) – Band 3
  • Environment – Band 2
  • International Arbitration – Band 3

Legal 500 EMEA 2018

–United Arab Emirates
  • Dispute Resolution – Tier 2

Legal 500 UK 2018

  • Public International Law – Tier 3

Legal 500 U.S. 2018

  • Antitrust Cartel – Tier 2
  • Antitrust Civil Litigation/class actions – Tier 2
  • Antitrust Merger Control – Tier 3
  • Energy: Litigation: Conventional Power - Tier 3
  • Energy: Litigation: Oil and Gas - Tier 1
  • Industry Focus: Environment: Litigation – Tier 3
  • Industry Focus: Environment: Regulatory – Tier 3
  • International Arbitration – Tier 2
  • Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Toxic Tort – Defense – Tier 2

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Publications, Speeches & Presentations




Baker Botts' Sponsored Dialogue with the FBI

On May 19th, Baker Botts Partners Yan Zhang, Jonathan Shapiro and Kaylee Yang will be moderating an interactive discussion on trade secrets, industrial espionage and export controls.