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Baker Botts Scores Six “Band 1” Rankings in Chambers Global 2021


HOUSTON, February 23, 2021 – Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international technology and life sciences law firm, announced today an increase in firm and individual rankings in the 2021 edition of Chambers Global.

In the 2021 guide, Baker Botts received 30 total firm rankings, including six “Band 1” rankings:

  • Africa - Projects & Energy (Oil and Gas)
  • Global - Projects & Energy: Oil & Gas
  • Russia - Energy & Natural Resources
  • USA - Projects: LNG
  • USA - Projects: Oil & Gas
  • USA - Energy Sector (International and Cross Border)

Baker Botts improved its rankings in five categories, including receiving two first-time rankings:

  • USA - Energy Sector (International and Cross Border)
  • USA - Competition/Antitrust
  • USA - Energy: Electricity (Transactional)
  • USA - Competition/Antitrust (International & Cross-Border) (first-time ranking)
  • Russia - International & Cross-Border Transactions (first-time ranking)

Additionally, Baker Botts lawyers scored 44 individual rankings in the latest edition of Chambers Global. Baker Botts lawyers also received eight individual Band-1 rankings, including three newly ranked as Band-1:

The following individuals increased their ranking: Jay Alexander - UK - Dispute Resolution - Intl Arbitration; John Taladay - USA - Antitrust: Cartel, and Competition/Antitrust; Mikhail Semyonov - Russia - Energy & Natural Resources; and Konstantin Litvinenko - Russia - Energy & Natural Resources. In addition, there are lawyers who received first-time rankings: Haitham Hawashin - United Arab Emirates - Corporate/M&A: Dubai-based; and Peter Kang - South Korea - Intellectual Property, and USA - Intellectual Property.

To view Baker Botts’ complete Chambers Global 2021 results, 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

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