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Baker Botts Names New Firmwide Tax Department Chair


DALLAS, June 25, 2021 – Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, has announced that Steve Marcus has been named firmwide Tax Department Chair.

Mr. Marcus has been the head of the Dallas Tax Department since 2014. For over 30 years, he has advised a wide variety of clients on federal tax planning and structuring matters. He has worked extensively with the firm’s Corporate lawyers, has substantial experience in the real estate sector and energy sector, and is a member of the firm’s Oil and Gas M&A team and Private Equity team.

“Steve is an excellent lawyer who brings a wealth of experience to the group and will add significant value as we continue advancing our strategy in a rapidly evolving legal environment,” said John Martin, Managing Partner of Baker Botts.

“I am excited to take on this new role,” Mr. Marcus said. “Baker Botts’ Tax group continues to see a great deal of growth, and I am eager to drive the momentum and expansion of our practice.”

Baker Botts’ Tax lawyers offer individuals and corporations a wealth of experience in addressing complex tax needs. The firm’s Tax lawyers work closely with other transactional lawyers to develop plans and structures that help 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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