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Baker Botts Earns Seven 'Band 1' Practice Rankings and a 20% Increase in Individual Lawyer Rankings in Chambers Global 2022


HOUSTON, February 17, 2022 – Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international energy, technology and life sciences law firm, announced today that the firm earned seven “Band 1” practice rankings and enjoyed a 20% increase in individual lawyer rankings globally in the 2022 edition of Chambers Global.

Baker Botts received 31 overall practice rankings, including seven Band 1 rankings in the areas below:

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

Baker Botts also received first-time rankings in the following practices:

  • USA – Antitrust: Cartel
  • USA – Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy

Additionally, the firm increased its ranking in USA – Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation).

Baker Botts lawyers secured 53 individual rankings in the latest edition of Chambers Global, representing a 20% increase from last year. Baker Botts lawyers also received eight individual Band 1 rankings, as follows:

The following lawyers were newly ranked in the categories below:

  • Lawrence Hall – USA – Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional)
  • Thomas Holmberg – USA – Projects: LNG
  • Erin Hopkins – USA – Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional)
  • Lisa Kattan – USA – International Trade: Intellectual Property (Section 337)
  • Jeffrey Kayes – USA – Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy
  • Jay Ryan – USA – Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
  • Emil Barth – USA – Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation) (Up and Coming)
  • Emil Barth – USA – Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation) (Up and Coming)
  • Jonathan Platt – USA – Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional) (Up and Coming)
  • Stephen Matthews – USA – Corporate/M&A (Foreign Expertise – Saudi Arabia)

In addition, the following lawyers were named “Senior Statespeople” by the publication:

To view Baker Botts’ complete Chambers Global 2022 results, click here

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