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Baker Botts Wins Recognition as Law360 Energy Practice Group of the Year For Third Consecutive Year

HOUSTON, January 12, 2017  - Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, announced today that for the third consecutive year, the firm has been selected as a Law360 Energy Practice Group of the Year. 

“Winning this award for three straight years underscores the depth and breadth of our global energy practice,” said Steven Miles, Chair of the firm’s Energy Sector Committee and a Washington DC-based partner. “Baker Botts lawyers have the experience, expertise and talent to meet and exceed client expectations, and our lawyers demonstrate that on a daily basis in some of the most complex international energy transactions and disputes,” added Mr. Miles. 

Baker Botts’ Energy practice

represents a wide variety of clients in the energy industry and has developed a unique expertise and ability to handle complex matters throughout the energy value chain from 'drill bit to burner tip', ranging from international and domestic upstream oil and gas production and acquisitions, to liquefied natural gas and pipeline infrastructure, to downstream refining, power production and commodity trading. 

Baker Botts’ selection caps a successful year in which Baker Botts’ energy practice won the highest awards from several leading publications and increased by 30% its highest tier rankings from Chambers USA, Chambers Global and Legal 500

For this annual listing, Law360 selects a limited number of firms for each practice area that have played a key role in the significant matters that made headlines and changed the legal landscape within the past year. In the awards program's seventh year, the Practice Groups of the Year hailed from 80 law firms and rose to the top of 619 submissions. 

The profile detailing Baker Botts’ Energy practice will be published later in January on Law360’s website. 

Click to view the full list of Law360’s 2016 Practice Groups of the Year. 


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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