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Baker Botts National Antitrust Practice Continues Rise Up Chambers USA Rankings

WASHINGTON, May 30, 2017 - Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, announced today that the firm’s highly regarded Antitrust group has been recognized by 2017 Chambers USA guide as one of the top competition law practices both in Washington, DC and nationally. The firm improved its ranking in D.C.: Antitrust to Band 2, up from Band 3 in 2016, and, following the expansion of its Antitrust group in Dallas and San Francisco, is a new entrant in the national antitrust rankings released by Chambers USA. 

According to Chambers, “clients praise the ‘outstanding’ team for being ‘significantly commercial,’” with one client stressing the Baker Botts Antitrust team’s role as "effective advocates" who "quickly learned our business, products and services, and the markets in which we compete." 

“Baker Botts has one of the top Antitrust practices in the US and we are thrilled that Chambers has recognized the outstanding work that our lawyers are performing for international clients on a daily basis,” said John Taladay, Co-Chair of the firm’s Antitrust Practice and Partner in Charge of Baker Botts’ Washington DC office.“ The increase in rankings across the board highlights our team’s on going commitment to meeting and exceeding clients’ needs and expectations,” added Mr.Taladay. 

Along with these accomplishments, Chambers USA also recognized 6 firm lawyers for Antitrust in Washington, DC, more than any firm except one 

Please click to view Baker Botts’ complete Chambers USA rankings and editorial commentary.


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