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Baker Botts Earns 17 National “Tier 1” Practice Area Rankings in Best Lawyers/Best Law Firms


HOUSTON, November 2, 2023 - Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international energy, technology and life sciences law firm, announced today that the firm earned 17 National “Tier 1” practice area rankings in the 2024 Edition of Best Lawyers/Best Law Firms. The publication ranked the firm in a total of 146 practice areas in the U.S., both nationally and regionally, with national rankings in 39 categories.

Baker Botts’ National “Tier 1” practice area rankings are as follows:

  • Appellate Practice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Litigation and Controversy – Tax
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Tax Law

Baker Botts also received 78 Metropolitan “Tier 1” rankings, which consisted of 13 in Austin, 22 in Dallas/Fort Worth, 29 in Houston, two in New York, two in San Francisco, two in San Jose and eight in Washington, D.C. Overall, the firm was recognized in a total of seven regional/metropolitan areas.

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