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Baker Botts Adds Award Winning Tax Partner in Houston


HOUSTON, May 1, 2019 – Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, today announced that Barbara Spudis de Marigny has joined the firm's Houston office as a partner.

“Barbara is an outstanding lawyer with a depth of tax experience. Her joining is another sign of the firm’s positive momentum. Since January of 2018, we have added 27 new partners to our ranks and promoted 23,” said John Martin, Managing Partner of Baker Botts.

“Barbara's experience and depth of understanding of complex tax structures, especially in the energy sector, will add significant value for our clients across the United States,” added Mr. Martin.

“We are thrilled that Barbara will be joining our industry-leading Tax Practice. Barbara's practice focuses on tax structuring in M&A transactions, IPOs, joint ventures, partnerships, alternative investment structures and strategic acquisitions. In addition, she works with downstream, midstream, and upstream field service companies as well as alternative energy, wind, energy, solar and biomass enterprises,” said Richard Husseini, a Houston-based partner and Chair of the firm's Tax Practice.

“Baker Botts is known worldwide as one of the top Tax law firms and I am very happy to join this outstanding team,” said Barbara de Marigny. 

Ms. de Marigny graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from Duke University and earned her J.D. from the University of Virginia Law School.

She is the second Tax partner to join Baker Botts in recent months. Partner Jon Feldhammer joined the firm's San Francisco office in late January. 

Baker Botts’ Tax lawyers offer individuals and corporations a wealth of experience in addressing complex tax needs. Our Tax lawyers work closely with other transactional lawyers to develop plans and structures that help our clients with their business objectives, while minimizing the impact of state, federal and international taxes.

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


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