DALLAS, December 1, 2022 – Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international energy, technology and life sciences law firm, announced today that Lewis Zirogiannis has joined its Litigation Department as a partner in the Dallas office.
Zirogiannis collaborates with C-suite officers and boards of directors when they are in crisis, whether in complex commercial litigation, internal investigations or regulatory enforcement matters. He brings decades of top-notch experience working both in-house and in private practice in a wide range of industries, including financial services, technology, energy, transportation and healthcare. Zirogiannis oversaw global compliance programs and supervised litigation, investigations and regulatory relations at two General Electric Co. businesses and was Associate General Counsel and Global Anti-Corruption Officer at American International Group.
“We are delighted to welcome Lewis to the firm,” said Baker Botts Managing Partner, John Martin. “The perspective Lewis brings from his time in-house is a perfect match for our world-class team of trial and white collar lawyers and their unyielding dedication to client service.”
“We continue to strengthen our capabilities both in Texas and nationally,” said Jessica Pulliam, Chair of the Trial Department in Dallas. “Lewis’s unmatched experience solving problems for clients from California to New York and now in Texas is emblematic of the coast-to-coast reach of our talented group of trial lawyers. He is a steady hand for clients in crisis and a fierce advocate with an impressive record.”
“Baker Botts’ reputation for excellence and its longevity and success year-after-year in high-stakes matters makes the firm an ideal fit,” said Zirogiannis. “I am excited to join an elite group of lawyers with marquee practices in key areas such as securities litigation and crisis response who have such a strong record of success at the courthouse for clients in technology, energy and financial services.”
He has appeared in the U.S. Supreme Court and federal and state trial and appellate courts and has conducted investigations in Latin America, Asia, Africa and Europe. He has received advanced industry certifications in the areas of anti-corruption compliance, anti-money laundering compliance, fintech compliance and cybersecurity risk management.
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