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The American Lawyer Names Baker Botts “Texas Litigation Department of the Year” for the Second Consecutive Year


HOUSTON, January 19, 2021 – Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, announced today that The American Lawyer has named Baker Botts, “Texas Litigation Department of the Year” in the 2020 American Lawyer Industry Awards for the second consecutive year. The recognition celebrates the industry’s most impressive law firms and lawyers.

The American Lawyer highlights Baker Botts’ successful handling of high-profile and sensitive matters like securing a landmark decision from the U.S. Supreme Court on what commercial information can be withheld in a FOIA case and obtaining dismissal of a case that sought to prevent the construction of a $2 billion pipeline, among other notable work in the courtroom.

Lawyers in Baker Botts’ Litigation Department bring sound commercial judgment to clients’ most critical disputes, along with a deep understanding of the varied legal, technical and policy issues that they face. Our lawyers draw on an intimate familiarity of clients’ needs and advocacy skills borne of experience. Our winning results range from early-stage dismissals to multibillion-dollar trial wins and arbitration awards to appellate victories before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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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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