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Baker Botts Receives Houston Volunteer Lawyers Award for 2016


HOUSTON, February 20, 2017 - Baker Botts has been selected to receive the Houston Bar Foundation’s award for Outstanding Large Firm Contributions to the Houston Volunteer Lawyers organization for 2016.

The award will be presented at the Foundation’s Annual meeting on February 21st.

“One of the hallmarks of the firm, since our founding in Houston over 177 years ago, has been giving back to the community. We are proud of our lawyers and their efforts to provide services, experience and expertise on a volunteer basis both here in Houston and in all of the markets we serve,” said John Porter, Partner-in-Charge of the firm's Houston office.

“Our Pro Bono team have down an outstanding job and this recognition speaks to their hard work and dedication,” added Mr. Porter.


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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