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Baker Botts Remains Dominant in 2014 Legal 500 US Rankings



HOUSTON, June 25, 2014 -- For the fifth year in a row, Baker Botts has been recognized as Tier 1 in Energy: Litigation, according to the most recent edition of Legal 500 US released today. Notably, the firm was also ranked in 31 categories overall this year.

“Baker Botts L.L.P. is often instructed in the ‘highest-risk’ and ‘highest-stakes’ energy litigation, and has substantial in-house resources, knowledge, and expertise,” Legal 500 US editors stated.

In addition to the top ranking category, Baker Botts ranked among the nation’s leading law firms in Finance; Intellectual Property; Labor and Employment; Litigation; Media, Technology and Telecoms; Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts; Real Estate & Construction; and Tax.

Other noteworthy highlights include the firm’s inaugural rankings in Tax: Domestic - East Coast (Tier 7) and Energy: Regulatory (Tier 3). Also, Litigation: White Collar Crime Defense moved to Tier 6.

Additionally, four Baker Botts lawyers are listed as “Leading Lawyers,” and 112 lawyers are “Recommended” in the 2014 Legal 500 US editorial.

Legal 500 editors quoted a firm client in the editorial section, saying “Baker Botts L.L.P., advice is excellent, the cost is reasonable, and the responsiveness is exceptional’. They also noted that the Firm provides ‘very creative lawyering, business savvy and effective case management.”

To view Baker Botts’ full results, please click here. To view the rankings in each practice area, please click the appropriate category sections.

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About Baker Botts L.L.P.
Baker Botts is an international law firm of approximately 700 lawyers practicing throughout a network of 15 offices around the globe. Based on our experience and knowledge of our clients’ industries, we are recognized as a leading firm in the energy, technology and life sciences sectors. Throughout our 174-year history, we have provided creative and effective legal solutions for our clients while demonstrating an unrelenting commitment to excellence. For more information, please visit