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Baker Botts Lawyers Recognized at Top 50 Women Lawyers Award Ceremonies in Houston and Dallas

HOUSTON, November 13, 2017 – Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm announced that partners Gail Stewart and Samantha Crispin were recognized by the National Diversity Council at the Top 50 Women Lawyers award ceremonies in Houston and Dallas.

Ms. Stewart is a Houston based Partner and Chair of the firm’s Diversity Committee and Chair of the firm wide Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation section. She has extensive experience with the design and implementation of executive compensation arrangements, such as equity-based incentive programs, salary continuation plans, golden parachute arrangements and employment agreements.

Ms. Crispin is a Dallas based Partner and Chair of the firm’s Technology Sector Committee. Ms. Crispin represents publicly traded and privately held corporate clients and private equity funds in complex capital markets, M&A and other strategic business transactions. Ms. Crispin has experience in a wide variety of industries, including technology, media, consulting and outsourcing, healthcare, energy, manufacturing and construction products, homebuilding and consumer products.

The Top 50 Women Lawyers awards were announced during Legal Diversity Week which pulls in ‘a diverse set of leaders within the legal arena, including attorneys, paralegals, litigation managers, judges, and executives to celebrate and advance diversity in the legal field.’


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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