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Baker Botts Secures “Energy Law Firm of the Year” Award from Best Lawyers in America 2017

HOUSTON, November 4, 2016 - Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, announced today that in the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers in America, the firm was named Energy Law Firm of the Year. 

“Law Firm of the Year” status is awarded to firms with the highest overall score based on the publications’ research for each practice area. 

In addition to recognition as a “Law Firm of the Year,” Baker Botts’ practice areas earned 27 National Tier 1 rankings for 2016. Additionally, 97 practice areas -- covering all of the firm’s domestic offices -- earned “Metro Tier 1” status this year. 

A total of 17 Baker Botts lawyers were named to the “Lawyer of the Year” category.

Please view the complete list of the firm’s practice areas recognized by U.S. News/Best Lawyers.

Please view the complete list of all Baker Botts lawyers ranked by Best Lawyers


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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