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Baker Botts’ Rankings Increase by 12% in Chambers Global 2016


HOUSTON, March 28, 2016 - Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, announced today that in the 2016 edition of Chambers Global, the firm increased the number of practice group rankings and, for the fourth straight year, the number of ranked lawyers.

In the 2016 results, the firm increased its ranked lawyers by 12%. Lawyers were ranked in 22 categories.

Baker Botts received inaugural rankings in USA: Projects: LNG (Band 1), Latin America-wide: Energy & Natural Resources (Band 4), Latin America-wide: Arbitration (International) (Recognised Practitioner), and United Arab Emirates: Construction (Band 3).

Chambers Global noted that the Baker Botts Construction practice “advises both developers and contractors on complex construction-related arbitration and leverages the firm's noteworthy strength in the energy space to advise on energy and power-related construction projects.”

Baker Botts maintained Band 1 rankings in four categories:

  • Global-wide: Projects & Energy: Oil & Gas for the ninth consecutive year
  • USA: Projects: Oil and gas for the sixth consecutive year
  • UK: Energy & Natural Resources (Oil & Gas)
  • Russia: Energy & Natural Resources

In their review, Chambers Global said Baker Botts’ Energy & Natural Resources practice is “an impressive group of oil and gas practitioners with a reputation for acting on high-profile energy transactions. A high-calibre clientele frequently mandate the team on investments into Africa, the USA and Asia.”

To view Baker Botts’ complete Chambers Global 2016 results, please click here.


Baker Botts is an international law firm of approximately 700 lawyers practicing throughout a network of 13 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. Since 1840, we have provided creative and effective legal solutions for our clients while demonstrating an unrelenting commitment to excellence. For more information, please visit



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