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Baker Botts Earns 25 National Tier 1 Rankings in 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Survey

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March 19, 2019 – Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, is pleased to announce it is nationally ranked in 42 practice areas and regionally ranked in 115 practice areas in the 2019 U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" rankings.

The methodology for the U.S. News – Best Lawyers rankings involves several different quantitative and qualitative criteria, including several different survey instruments to garner feedback from clients and lawyers. Practice area rankings were produced both nationally and regionally across the United States.

National Tier 1 Rankings

  • Appellate Practice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Communications Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Litigation - Banking & Finance
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - ERISA
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Litigation - Tax
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Oil & Gas Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Tax Law
  • Trademark Law

To view the full list of Baker Botts’ National and Regional U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" rankings click here.

Baker Botts is an international law firm whose lawyers practice 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