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Baker Botts’ Corporate Partner Hillary Holmes Named a “Rising Star” by Law360


HOUSTON, April 8, 2015 -- Baker Botts, a leading international law firm, announced today that Hillary Holmes has been named to the 2015 Law360 "Rising Stars," recognized for her work in Capital Markets.

The list features 145 attorneys under 40, selected from a record 1,200 submissions, representing 75 law firms and 29 practice areas. The winners were selected based on their career accomplishments in their respective practice areas, according to the legal newswire.

Holmes, a partner based in Baker Botts’ Houston office, focuses on capital markets transactions for master limited partnerships (MLPs) and corporations in the energy industry. She also has deep experience with mergers and acquisitions in the energy industry and complex SEC, securities and corporate matters. Her clients include issuers and underwriters in securities offerings; buyers, sellers and conflicts committees in M&A transactions; and public corporations and MLPs in day to day corporate counseling.

She enjoyed a banner year, which included representing Shell in a $920 million MLP IPO, Chesapeake Energy Corp in a $3.1 billion spinoff of its well services and Noble Corp. in a $2.6 billion spinoff of its standard specification business.

"This recognition highlights Hillary as a leader in the M&A arena and is further evidence of our attorneys' commitment to meeting and exceeding our clients expectations," said Andrew M. Baker, Managing Partner.

To view Hillary Holmes’ full Law360 Rising Star profile please click here.


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