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Baker Botts Expands Its Leading Chambers Rankings in Environmental, Safety & Incident Response


HOUSTON, June 7, 2023 – 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 2023 in practices related to its world-class Environmental, Safety & Incident Response team.

In addition to its nationwide ranking in “Environment” and its Band 1 ranking for Environment for Texas, the firm moved into Band 1 in Environment in Washington, D.C. and was ranked for the first time in Environment in California.

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

Other Baker Botts lawyers ranked in the Environment category include:

In addition, Molly Cagle and Danny Worrell were named “Senior Statespeople” in Texas: Environment, and Scott A. Elliot was named “Up and Coming” Nationwide in Occupational Safety and Health, Martha Thomsen was named “Up and Coming” in District of Columbia: Environment, and Julie Cress was named “Up and Coming” Nationwide in Climate Change. 

The Baker Botts Environmental, Safety and Incident Response team advances and protects its clients’ interests during the permitting process, before regulatory agencies, in the courtroom, at workplaces, and when a crisis hits. With more than 50 lawyers based in California, D.C., New York, and Texas, the team has handled federal and state environmental and safety matters nationwide.

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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