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Baker Botts Expands Its Leading Chambers USA Rankings across its Litigation Department


HOUSTON, June 2, 2022 – Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international energy, technology and life sciences law firm, is pleased to announce that it has increased its rankings even further in Chambers USA 2022 in practices related to its world-class litigation capabilities.

The group has been included in Band 1 in categories in the District of Columbia, Texas and Nationwide and in all, 16 of our practices have been ranked.

As for individual rankings, the following lawyers were ranked in Band 1:

  • Scott Janoe, Environment
  • Matthew Kuryla, Environment
  • David Sterling, Litigation: Securities
  • Thomas Phillips, Litigation: Appellate
  • Greg Dillard, Occupational Safety and Health
  • William Kroger, Oil & Gas Litigation

The below Baker Botts litigators were ranked in the following categories in other bands:

  • John Taladay, Antitrust; Antitrust: Cartel
  • Megan Berge, Climate Change; Environment
  • Steven Solow, Environment
  • Derek McDonald, Environment
  • Michael Goldberg, International Arbitration: Counsel
  • Macey Stokes Litigation: Appellate
  • Aaron Streett, Litigation: Appellate; Oil & Gas Litigation; Appellate Law
  • Gavin Villareal, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Danny David, Litigation: Securities
  • Louis Layrisson, Oil & Gas Litigation
  • Jason Newman, Oil & Gas Litigation
  • Mark Botti, Antitrust
  • Aileen Hooks, Environment
  • Amy Hefley, Litigation: Securities; Oil & Gas Litigation
  • Paul Cuomo, Antitrust
  • Lily Chinn, Environment
  • Nadira Clarke, Environment
  • Greg Dillard, Environment
  • Paulina Williams, Environment
  • Alex Bourelly Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • Anne Carpenter, Environment
  • Joshua Frank, Environment
  • Debra Jezouit, Environment
  • Andrew Lankler, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • Bridget Moore, Securities: Regulation: Enforcement
  • Alexandra Dapolito Dunn, Environment
  • James Rill, Antitrust
  • Molly Cagle, Environment
  • Danny Worrell, Environment
  • William Jeffress, Litigation: Trial Lawyers; Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • Martha Thomsen, Environment
  • John Lawrence, Litigation: Securities
  • Tina Nguyen, Oil & Gas Litigation

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. Drawing on our intimate familiarity of clients’ needs and the resources of our global platform, we have amassed an enviable record of winning results. These range from early-stage dismissals to multibillion-dollar trial wins and arbitration awards to appellate victories before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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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