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Baker Botts Wins 2017 Chambers USA Award for Excellence for Energy/Projects: Oil & Gas

HOUSTON, May 26, 2017 - Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, announced today that the firm won the prestigious 2017 Chambers USA Award for Excellence for Energy/Projects: Oil & Gas at Chambers’ annual awards ceremony in New York City. Firm Partners Stuart Solsky and Michael Didriksen received the award on behalf of the firm. 

“Recognition like this from our clients and peers highlights the depth and breadth of our global energy practice and our focus on providing first class client service,” said Steven Miles, a Washington DC based Partner and Chair of the Firm’s Energy Sector Committee. 

“For more than a century, our Energy and Natural Resources Practice has represented a wide variety of clients in the energy industry, from nearly all of the major domestic and international oil and gas operators, service companies and pipelines to numerous regional and independent producers, processors, transporters, distributors and marketers,” added Mr. Miles. 

The other firms nominated for the recognition this year were Bracewell LLP, Caldwell Boudreaux Lefler, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Latham & Watkins LLP and Vinson & Elkins LLP. 

In addition to the special recognition at the awards ceremony, Baker Botts continues to maintain its Band 1 position in Chambers USA for National: Projects Oil and Gas for the ninth consecutive year and National: Projects LNG for the third consecutive year. 

The newly released Chambers USA 2017 guide includes client quotes stating the following, "They are an outstanding firm and always have the answer to just about everything. They are also responsive and do great work for us." 

"The LNG team is five star across the board in terms of client service, expertise, availability and drafting as well as commercial and legal acumen. They have a very deep understanding of the LNG business and contracts at a level that is unique," continues the client commentary. 

Please click to review Baker Botts’ complete results and read editorial comments by Chambers USA.


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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