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Travis J. Sales Inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers

HOUSTON, March 6, 2017 - Baker Botts L.L.P., an international law firm, is honored to announce that Houston based litigation partner Travis J. Sales has been elected as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL).

“I am extremely proud and humbled to be elected as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers,” said Travis Sales, Baker Botts litigation partner in the firm’s Houston office. “The College is considered the preeminent organization of trial lawyers in the country, and I am thankful to be associated with such a talented, accomplished and generous group of professionals.”

The American College of Trial Lawyers was founded in 1950 and recognizes the best trial lawyers in the United States and Canada. The College's Fellows are chosen by invitation and only upon a review of their experience and expertise, and is limited to one percent of the lawyers in any individual state or province.

Mr. Sales was inducted by ACTL as a Fellow during a ceremony on March 4, 2017 in Boca Rotan, Florida. He has previously been recognized as a leading trial lawyer in Texas and nationally, by organizations such as Legal 500, Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America, and the American Board of Trial Advocates. Mr. Sales served as President of the Houston Bar Association (2008-2009) and as Director of the State Bar of Texas (2009-2012), and he is currently serving as Chair of the Houston Bar Foundation.

Mr. Sales joins as a Fellow with current Baker Botts partners,William JeffressRod Phelan and Andrew Lankler.

Read more information about the Fellowship of the American College of Trial Lawyers.


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