Bill Kroger

Practice Group Chair - Energy Litigation (Firmwide) Partner

Bill Kroger


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Recipient, HBF James B. Sales Pro Bono Leadership Award, 2022

President, Houston Bar Association, 2020-2021

Recipient, ADL Karen Susman Jurisprudence Award, 2020

Recipient, Leon Jaworski Award, presented by the Houston Bar Association Auxiliary, 2015

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America, 2022-2024 (in areas of Energy Regulatory Law and Oil and Gas Law)

Recognized in Chambers USA, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, Rated "Top Ranked" and "Band 1" Nationally for Oil and Gas Litigation, 2020-2023

Recognized by Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters) as "Top Attorneys in Business Litigation,” 2008-2011; "Top Rated Energy and Natural Resources Attorney" in Houston, Texas, 2006-2012, 2016-2021, 2023; Selected as "Rising Star," 2004

Recognized as "Hall of Fame" by The Legal 500 U.S., 2023

Recognized as a "Leading Lawyer," Nationally, by The Legal 500 U.S., 2020, 2021 & 2022

Benchmark Litigation, Litigation Star for Texas, United States in Commercial Litigation, 2023

Lawdragon, 500 Leading U.S. Energy Lawyers, 2023, 2024

Recognized as "Best in Houston" by Houston Business Journal's Who's Who in Energy, 2013

Recognized as a "Trailblazer" for Energy/Environmental Litigation by The National Law Journal, 2015

Recipient, President's Award, presented by Houston Young Lawyers Association, 2012

Co-Chair, Baker Institute Center for Energy Studies Annual Summit, 2019

Member, Texas State Library and Archives Commission Local Government Records Storage Task Force, 2012

Advisory Council, Houston History Alliance, 2015-2019

Recipient, Judge Thomas Gibbs Gee Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Service, 2009

Baker Botts Pro Bono Champion 2018-2023

Recipient, Baker Botts Pro Bono Champion, 2018-2013 (6 consecutive years)

54th Annual Five Outstanding Young Texans Award, August 2003, presented by the Texas Jaycees

Five Outstanding Young Houstonians Awards, May 2003, presented by the Houston Junior Chamber of Commerce

Woodrow B. Seals Outstanding Young Lawyer of Houston Award, May 2000, presented by the Houston Young Lawyers Association

Outstanding Young Lawyer of Texas Award, 1999 to 2000, presented by the Texas Young Lawyers Association 

Elected Chancellor for the United Methodist Church, Texas Annual Conference 2023-present