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Legal 500 US 2017: Baker Botts Adds Five Leading Lawyer Rankings

HOUSTON, June 1, 2017 - Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, announced today that in the Legal 500 US 2017 Report, two partners were named leading lawyers for the first time, making six Firmwide. Three lawyers were listed as “Next Generation Lawyers”. 

The full list of Baker Botts individuals ranked by Legal 500 US are: 

The firm maintained its Tier 1 ranking in Energy: Litigation: Oil & Gas for the seventh straight year and its Tier 1 ranking in Energy: Transactions: Oil & Gas for the second year. 

Additionally, the firm ranked in seven newly formed categories from Legal 500, resulting in 34 overall firm rankings.

Other highlights in the guide include 3 increased practice rankings in M&A/Corporate and Commercial: M&A: large deals ($1bn+) (Tier 6), Tax: US Taxes: Contentious (Tier 3) and Tax: US Taxes: Non-Contentious (Tier 5).

In the client commentary, Baker Botts’ Intellectual Property group is “praised for its ‘practical approach to solving legal issues or litigation’, ‘understanding of the client’s needs’, ‘excellent legal and business judgment’, and ability to ‘staff an IP matter in a cost-efficient way’.”

Please click to view Baker Botts’ complete results in the Legal 500 US 2017. To view the rankings in each practice area, please click the appropriate category sections. 


Baker Botts is an international law firm of approximately 650 lawyers practicing throughout a network of 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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