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Baker Botts Boosts Lawyer Rankings by 9% in Legal 500 US 2016


HOUSTON, August 2, 2016 - Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, announced today that in Legal 500 US 2016, the firm sustained a Tier 1 ranking in Energy: Litigation for the sixth straight year, and ranked Tier 1 in a new Legal 500 category, Energy: Transactions: Oil & Gas.

In the latest edition of Legal 500 US, the firm ranked in 33 practice group categories overall, improving rankings in five categories:

Legal 500 US editorial recognized Baker Botts’ Antitrust group as “top-notch in terms of overall responsiveness, client service and budget discipline”.

Four firm partners, Steven Miles, Hugh Tucker, Josh Davidson and Michael Goldberg were listed as “Leading Lawyers,” while partner, Michael Calhoon was listed as a “Leading Trial Lawyer,” an inaugural ranking category in the 2016 edition.

Additionally, there were 98 “recommended” Baker Botts lawyers, resulting in a 9% increase from 2015.

The 2016 edition also stated that the Baker Botts’ “dedicated, responsive and well-organized’ Intellectual Property team has ‘a deep understanding of the client’s business and technologies”.

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


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

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