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Baker Botts Boosts Rankings in Legal 500 US 2018

HOUSTON, May 31, 2018 – Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, announced today that the firm achieved 34 rankings in Legal 500 US 2018, resulting in an overall increase from 2017. Two practice areas achieved Tier 1 status:
Industry Focus: Energy: Litigation: Oil & Gas
Industry Focus: Energy: Transactions: Oil & Gas

In their commentary on the firm’s energy practice, Legal 500 stated, “Baker Botts shines in business acumen, industry knowledge, appropriateness of advice and response times and regularly acts for a broad range of clients.”

Other highlights from this year’s book include four increased practice rankings in Antitrust: Cartel (Tier 2), Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration (Tier 2), Industry Focus: Energy: Regulatory: Conventional Power (Tier 2) and Industry Focus: Energy: Renewable/Alternative (Tier 3).

In addition to firm rankings, seven firm lawyers received recognition:
Michael Goldberg: Leading Lawyer
Michael Calhoon: Leading Lawyer
William Lamb: Leading Lawyer
Steven Miles: Leading Lawyer
Christa Sanford: Next Generation Lawyer
Hogene Choi: Next Generation Lawyer
Katharine Burke: Next Generation Lawyer

To view Baker Botts’ complete results in Legal 500 US 2018, click here.


Baker Botts is an international law firm of approximately 725 lawyers practicing throughout a network of 14 offices around the globe. Based on our experience and knowledge of our clients' industries, we are recognized as a leading firm in the energy and technology sectors. Throughout our 179-year history, 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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