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Baker Botts Welcomes Leading Restructuring Partner in Dallas


DALLAS, February 8, 2024 – Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international technology, energy and life sciences law firm, announced today that Travis McRoberts has joined its Corporate Department as a Financial Restructuring partner in the Dallas office.

McRoberts’ practice focuses on large corporate bankruptcies and the financial restructuring of distressed entities. He has broad experience representing debtors, official committees, secured and unsecured creditors, ad hoc groups, acquirers of distressed assets, and post-confirmation trusts in complex Chapter 11 proceedings and out-of-court restructurings and workouts. His practice has a particular focus on the oil & gas, coal, shipping, retail, and healthcare industries. He also possesses substantial experience in municipal restructurings in various jurisdictions. McRoberts joins Baker Botts from Squire Patton Boggs.

“Travis is an outstanding fit for Baker Botts,” said Danny David, Managing Partner of Baker Botts. “He has regularly acted as lead counsel on significant bankruptcy and restructuring matters and has been particularly active in the energy industry. We are excited to welcome him to the firm.”

“Travis has deep market knowledge, extensive experience, and strong client relationships,” said Samantha Crispin, Firmwide Chair of Baker Botts’ Corporate Department. “His arrival will not only further strengthen our Financial Restructuring team but will add to our long list of both debtor and committee representations.”

“I am thrilled to join Baker Botts’ well-regarded Corporate Department and Financial Restructuring team,” McRoberts said. “The firm is the perfect fit for my practice and experience. I look forward to helping the firm forge ahead in the bankruptcy and restructuring space.”

McRoberts earned his J.D. from the University of Maryland and his B.A. from Iowa State University. He is admitted in Texas and Delaware.

Baker Botts’ financial restructuring lawyers are experts at guiding companies, their creditors, and capital providers through the continuum of financial distress. The firm’s company-side offering provides mega-case experience assisting clients in the evaluation of alternatives and development and implementation of innovative solutions to strengthen balance sheets, enhance liquidity, and drive growth. The firm’s creditor and buy-side offerings provide nationwide experience in maximizing recoveries, safeguarding business interests, and helping buyers and capital providers achieve their objectives in special situations and distress, both in and outside of Chapter 11. 

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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