Litigation

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Chambers USA 2020

Our trial lawyers bring sound commercial judgment to our clients’ most critical disputes, along with a deep understanding of the varied legal, technical and policy issues that they face. Drawing on our intimate familiarity of clients’ needs and the resources of our global platform, we have amassed an enviable record of experience on our clients’ behalf. Baker Botts is committed to bringing value to our clients' business goals by offering creative, timely and strategic advice. We routinely collaborate with clients to develop litigation strategies using early case assessment methods and then implement the plan with efficiency and the latest technology.

We align our lawyers’ capabilities into efficient, client-centric teams to advance our clients’ objectives in the courtroom, the boardroom and beyond. We provide proactive and pragmatic solutions, incorporating our extensive industry knowledge into tailored client-focused litigation strategies. Clients also benefit from our value-added solutions in technology, staffing and process improvement.

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The Energy Dispatch

Institute for Energy Law

Institute for Energy Law

Corporate Wrongdoers Get Break Under Trump

New York Times, The

New York Times, The

Trump Administration Spares Corporate Wrongdoers Billions in Penalties

The New York Times

The New York Times

2017 Appellate Advocacy Seminar

Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Cicruit

Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Cicruit

40 Under 40 2017

Global Investigations Review

Global Investigations Review

A new dawn

Global Competition Review

Global Competition Review

The U.K. Bribery Act 2010: Enforcement Is the Rest of the Story

Thought Leadership

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Preservation of Error

Speeches & Presentations

State Bar of Texas Litigation Update Institute Course 2021

Merger Enforcements

Speeches & Presentations

Panelist, 14th Annual Global Antitrust Enforcement Symposium

Construction Law in India and Investment Treaty Arbitrations

Webinar

Baker Botts in partnership with HSA Advocates is delighted to participate on an expert panel discussion on Construction Law in India and Investment Treaty Arbitrations on Friday 21 August, 2020 from 4.30pm - 6,00pm (IST).

Nationwide Injunctions

Webinar

Panelist, Executive Branch Review Week Teleforum, The Federalist Society

Enforcement Landscape

Speeches & Presentations

Panelist, Compliance Vision 2021 Symposium, Regulatory Compliance Association

Energy Arbitrations

Speeches & Presentations

Panelist, Lisbon Arbitration Congress, Under 40 Session

Threats to Privilege

Strategies for Mitigating the Privilege Risks Associated with DIsclosures to Common Third Parties Client Updates

Baker Botts Investigations Toolkit Update

Navigating the EEOC

Speeches & Presentations

26th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference, UT Law

Protecting the Privilege

Strategies for Protecting the Attorney-Client Privilege and Attorney Work Product Client Updates

Baker Botts Investigations Toolkit Update

Harassment 2.0

Speeches & Presentations

15th Annual Labor and Employment Law Advanced Practices Symposium

Disputes Model

Speeches & Presentations

Panelist, Baker Botts Oil and Gas Lawyer School

A Look at the New Supreme Court

Speeches & Presentations

Panelist, Free Enterprise in the Courts: What to Expect in 2019 and Beyond, U.S. Chamber Litigation Chamber

Current Issues Before the Court

Speeches & Presentations

Panelist, Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit's (BAFFC) Appellate Advocacy Seminar

Federal Rules Update

Speeches & Presentations

Advanced Civil Appellate Practice Course CLE

U.S. Supreme Court Update

Speeches & Presentations

State Bar of Texas Advanced Civil Appellate Practice Course, Austin, Texas

Contributor to Tessa Dysart & Leslie Southwick, Winning on Appeal: Better Briefs and Oral Argument

External Article

Special BREXIT Issue

Speeches & Presentations

(Special Issue Editor), The Journal of International Arbitration, Volume 33 (2016) / Issue 7

U.S. Supreme Court Review

Speeches & Presentations

Austin Bar Civil Appellate Section (with Andy Oldham) (annually from 2012)

Supreme Wordsmith

External Article

Duke Magazine, at 36 (article about Justice Scalia)

Justice Scalia's Life and Legacy

Speeches & Presentations

Federalist Society Panel (with Hon. Edith H. Jones, Hon. Jeff Sutton, and Ed Whelan), Houston, Texas

Justice Scalia: The Man and His Legacy

Speeches & Presentations

State Bar of Texas Advanced Criminal Law Conference, Dallas, Texas

Independent Contractor Workshop: How to Comply and Avoid the IRS/DOL Crackdown

Webinar

Choice of State of Domicile: Delaware vs. Texas

Speeches & Presentations

State Bar of Texas 14th Annual Choice, Governance & Acquisition of Entities Conference, San Antonio, Texas (with co-presenters Daryl B. Robertson and Richard A. Tulli)

2016 Energy Outlook - Litigation Issues in a Depressed Price

Speeches & Presentations

View from the Bench

Speeches & Presentations

Panelist, Retail Law Conference, Retail Industry Leaders Association

View from the Bench

Speeches & Presentations

Panel Moderator, Retail Law Conference, San Antonio, Texas

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ABA's Joint Conduct 101: Joint Ventures

Baker Botts lawyer Hugh Hollman will serve on the ABA's Section of Antitrust Law's second panel in the "Joint Conduct 101 Brown Bag Series."

Cross-Examination Techniques

Baker Botts Partner William Jeffress lead a demonstration of cross-examination techniques at the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) conference on June 17.

Due Process: What the Fuss is All About

Baker Botts partner John Taladay will serve as moderator on the ABA's Section of Antitrust Law's International Committee's program "Due Process: What the Fuss is All About."

Baker Botts Corporate Series: Section 16 Reporting and Liability 

Baker Botts partners Hillary Holmes and Tom O'Brien present an overview of Section 16 reporting and liability. The overview will include a discussion of Section 16(a) reporting requirements, liability under Section 16(b) for short-swing trading profits, traps the unwary, recent enforcement and litigation developments, and practical tips.

2016 ACC Annual Conference

The ACC Annual Meeting offers the best value in corporate legal education. 

The FCPA and The Danger of Good Intentions

The program will examine how anticorruption enforcement can cover conduct that seems benign or even virtuous – such as hiring employees or making charitable contributions.

International Congress of Management in Health

Baker Botts Antitrust Partner Michael Perry, along with Victor Rufino, Attorney General of CADE, Brazil’s competition authority, and Esther Flesch, Partner at Trench, Rossi and Watanabe, are speakers at the upcoming International Congress of Management in Health in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

25th Anniversary Advanced EU Competition Law

Advanced EU Competition Law is now in its 25th year of connecting Europe’s competition law community, being used by 3600+ professional as their one-stop annual update and attended by 300+ attendees from major corporate and tech entities.

Baker Botts California MCLE Event

With the January MCLE compliance deadline rapidly approaching, please join Baker Botts for a day of hard-to-get MCLE credits on various issues including elimination of bias, competence/substance abuse, and legal ethics.

Protecting Your IP Assets in a "Technology Divorce"

Joint ventures, licensing agreements and other commercial relationships often center on the sharing of technology. When those relationships end, break down or are abused, the parties often face complex disputes over the use or abuse of proprietary technology.

Protecting Your IP Assets in a "Technology Divorce"

Joint ventures, licensing agreements, and other commercial relationships often center on the sharing of technology. When those relationships end, break down, or are abused, the parties often face complex disputes over the use or abuse of proprietary technology.

Global War on Terror Memorial Foundation

Baker Botts is proud to support and sponsor the Global War on Terror Memorial Foundation’s inaugural fundraising event on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 in Washington, DC.

7th Oilfield Services Law Conference

The conference is presented by Institute for Energy Law (IEL) of The Center for American and International Law, an organization that provides educational and professional opportunities for lawyers and other professionals in the energy industry.

2017 White Collar Practice Seminar

The Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers will host its 2017 White Collar Practice Seminar from November 2-3, 2017 at The Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia.

California MCLE Day

With the February MCLE compliance deadline rapidly approaching, Baker Botts will host a day of hard-to-get MCLE accredited presentations.

Houston Forum on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

On January 23-24, American Conference Institute (ACI) will host its 12th Houston Forum on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act at the Four Seasons Hotel in Houston, Texas.

Board of Directors Forum

We will discuss the hot topics and challenges confronting directors across industries in 2018 and offer up best practices for facing these challenges.

GCR Live 7th Annual Antitrust Law Leaders Forum

Global Competition Review will host its international conference titled “GCR Live 7th Annual Antitrust Law Leaders Forum” from Friday, February 2nd to Saturday, February 3rd in Miami, Florida.

69th Annual Oil & Gas Law Conference

The conference is presented by Institute for Energy Law (IEL) of The Center for American and International Law, an organization that provides educational and professional opportunities for lawyers and other professionals in the energy industry.

31st Annual Environmental Seminar

The Seminar features a number of timely topics, high-level government speakers, roundtable discussions and an optional ethics CLE session before the start of formal presentations.

Baker Botts' Sponsored Dialogue with the FBI

On May 19th, Baker Botts Partners Yan Zhang, Jonathan Shapiro and Kaylee Yang will be moderating an interactive discussion on trade secrets, industrial espionage and export controls.

Women's White Collar Defense Association Luncheon

Baker Botts will be hosting the Women’s White Collar Defense Association for a luncheon featuring Deborah Connor, Chief of the Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section of the Department of Justice, on Wednesday, January 30th.

An Overview of Money Laundering & FINCEN Regulations

On Wednesday, February 13, Andy Lankler, Joe Perry, and Jessica Rosenbaum will lead the CLE program, "Why is Your Bank Asking So Many Questions? An Overview of Money Laundering & FINCEN Regulations." In collaboration with the New York In-House Counsel Meet-up Group.

CDR Winter Competition Litigation Symposium 2019

Baker Botts is proud to sponsor the CDR Winter Competition Litigation symposium. This event will take place in London on the 28 February, this will be CDR’s fourth annual Winter Competition Litigation Symposium offering key insights on the development of this important practice area for corporate counsel, competition lawyers and commercial litigators alike, canvassing the latest thinking on UK , EU and US antitrust litigation.

GAR LIVE MOSCOW

Baker Botts is proud to sponsor GAR LIVE MOSCOW. The inaugural GAR Live conference in Moscow will be held on 21 March 2019.

The U.S. Supreme Court's Impact on Intellectual Property 2019

On Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 11 am CST Baker Botts partners Aaron Streett, Michael Hawes and Jennifer Nall will take a hard look at Supreme Court IP decisions. They will also examine other IP cases to watch in 2019, and the current composition of the Court.

Georgetown Law Global Antitrust Enforcement Symposium

Baker Botts is proud to co-sponsor the 13th Annual Global Antitrust Enforcement Symposium on September 10, 2019. The conference is a leading forum for lawyers, policymakers, corporate executives, economists, and academics to address current issues in competition law and policy. This year's event will be held on the Georgetown University Law Center campus in the Hart Auditorium.

Key Takeaways from an Ever-Evolving FCPA Landscape

Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) continues to evolve, as companies face new risks an age of instant communications and global supply chains, and as the government continues to increase its enforcement capabilities and establish higher expectations than ever before for anti-corruption compliance programs.

2020 Houston Board of Directors Forum

The third annual Houston Board of Directors Forum is a half day event that will address hot topics and critical issues affecting Boards and Corporate Directors in 2020.

Conversations with the C-Suite: Post-Election Outlook

Please join Baker Botts L.L.P. and Berkadia for a discussion on Thursday, November 19, about the current state of the multifamily market and the impacts of the 2020 election on the commercial real estate industry.