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Baker Botts No. 1 in GlobalData’s M&A League Table Rankings for Oil & Gas


HOUSTON, August 3, 2020 - Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international energy and technology law firm, announced today that the firm was ranked the No. 1 legal advisor for global oil & gas M&A deals, by number of deals, for the first half of 2020, according to GlobalData.

Based on GlobalData’s criteria, the firm advised on 13 oil & gas deals worth $5.2 billion for the six-month period, and was the only legal advisor to see deal volume in the double digits. Baker Botts was also the only legal advisor to rank in the top three for both deal volume and value for the first half of 2020.

These rankings come on the heels of the firm’s No. 1 U.S. league table ranking in energy M&A by Mergermarket for the first half of 2020.

During the first half of the year, Baker Botts advised on several marquee M&A transactions, representing clients such as CenterPoint Energy, CNX Midstream Partners, Kimbell Royalty Partners, and Delek Holdings, among others.

In addition to its regular leading rankings in the oil & gas sector, Baker Botts has expanded to top rankings in the conventional power, renewables, hydrogen and other energy transition sectors.

Baker Botts’ energy lawyers are actively advising clients in the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas and LNG spaces, together with clients in the conventional power, renewables, hydrogen and other energy transition sectors.

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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