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Baker Botts Named "Law Firm of the Year" in Oil & Gas Law in 2023 Edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers


HOUSTON, November 3, 2022 - Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international energy, technology and life sciences law firm, announced today that the 2023 Edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers recognized the firm as the “Law Firm of the Year” in the category of Oil & Gas Law.

To produce this edition, the Best Lawyers research team analyzed almost 124,000 client responses and conducted hundreds of interviews with law firm leaders. This process resulted in 2,071 firms earning a national recognition, and 15,825 firms earning a metropolitan recognition. Of those, only 571 firms earned a national Tier 1 recognition and only 64 firms earned a “Law Firm of the Year” designation. Only one law firm received a recognition per category; Baker Botts is honored to be selected as the only 2023 Oil and Gas Law Firm of the year.

Baker Botts provides its energy clients a full-service range of legal services backed by more than 100 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. With relevant experience in over 70 countries and across the upstream, midstream and downstream sectors of the industry, Baker Botts’ oil and gas expertise spans the areas of mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures, project development, capital markets, financing, environmental, regulatory, litigation, intellectual property, antitrust, labor and benefits and tax.

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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