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Baker Botts Increased Chambers Ranked Lawyers by 10%


HOUSTON, June 22, 2016 - Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, announced today that for the fourth straight year, the firm’s lawyer rankings in Chambers USA have increased on a year-over-year basis.

Chambers USA 2016 recognized a total of 90 Baker Botts lawyers resulting in a 10% increase from 2015. Eleven lawyers were designated as ‘Leaders in Their Field,’ an inaugural ranking in the guide.

“Once again we have seen a significant jump in the number of Baker Botts lawyers who are ranked across a wide spectrum of practice areas. This increase, and the breadth of the ranked lawyers, really speaks to the credibility, experience and expertise of our attorneys in every department and office,” said Andrew M. Baker, Managing Partner of Baker Botts.

Highlights from the ranking announcement included:

  • 15 Baker Botts lawyers ranked Band 1 in 17 practice areas
  • Baker Botts had 14 national practice areas and 21 regional practice areas ranked in this year’s Chambers USA directory
  • Chambers also awarded the firm with an inaugural ranking in Texas: Energy: State Regulatory & Litigation (Oil & Gas) (Band 3)

The firm also maintained seven Band 1 practice group rankings:

Chambers USA commentary stated that the firm’s Energy practice “does very good work, thinks through the strategy and then helps to implement it, and makes sure the research is done to avoid any bumps in the road.”

Speaking about the firm’s Environmental practice Chambers noted, “Their client service is excellent in terms of responsiveness, expertise, work product and knowledge of the decision makers we deal with. They are quick, responsive and never overwork a problem.”

To view the full Chambers USA results and editorial comments, please click here.


Baker Botts is an international law firm of approximately 700 lawyers practicing throughout a network of 12 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