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US News/Best Lawyers: Baker Botts L.L.P. Earns ‘2013 Best Law Firm’ Recognition in Natural Resources Law



HOUSTON, November 1, 2012 -- Baker Botts L.L.P. earned “2013 Best Law Firm” recognition from U.S. News Media Group/Best Lawyers for its Natural Resources Law practice, the publications’ survey editors announced today. Baker Botts was one of just 80 firms to earn this type of individual practice recognition.

“Best Law Firm” status is awarded to firms with the highest overall score based on US News/Best Lawyer research for each practice area. Baker Botts had the highest client survey results, law firm-review feedback and lawyer feedback in the Natural Resources practice area, survey leaders said.

In addition to recognition as “Best Law Firm,” Baker Botts earned a National Tier 1 ranking and Metro Tier 1 rankings for Houston, New York and Washington in Natural Resources Law.

Last year, Baker Botts was designated “Best Law Firm” for its Environmental Litigation practice.

In addition to the top national honor, the Firm ranked Tier 1 nationally in 22 practice areas (compared to 21 last year), and 114 practice areas across our U.S. offices earned Tier 1 status (compared to 56 practice areas in the metro rankings last year). All of the Firm’s domestic offices are represented in the final survey results.

The complete list of Baker Botts practice areas recognized by US News/Best Lawyers is available here.

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