Firm Profile

Baker Botts L.L.P.

Headquarters

One Shell Plaza
910 Louisiana Street
Houston, TX 77002-4995
United States
(713) 229.1234

Firm Details

Baker Botts is a globally respected law firm with 725 lawyers and 14 international offices. We are driven by the highest ethical and professional standards. This professionalism, combined with industry knowledge and insights and our understanding of the law, helps us to deliver effective, innovative solutions for our clients.

With a presence in the U.S., Europe, Asia and the Middle East, Baker Botts provides our clients with responsive service both domestically and internationally. This broad reach enables us to help companies around the world go wherever their industry goes—to successfully respond to challenges, minimize risks and maximize opportunities

For more than 175 years, Baker Botts has delivered results-oriented services, establishing us as a leading law firm. Our reputation is complemented by our leadership in government, the judiciary and our communities. Regardless of size, sector or jurisdiction of a client, our commitment is to help achieve their business objectives. BakerBotts.com.

Management

Andrew M. Baker
Managing Partner

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in Texas in Corporate Compliance Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Texas in Corporate Governance Law with 7 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Texas in Environmental Law with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Texas in Financial Services Regulation Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Texas in Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Texas in Litigation - Environmental with 8 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Texas in Litigation - Intellectual Property with 17 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Texas in Litigation - Patent with 14 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Texas in Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Texas in Securities / Capital Markets Law with 8 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Texas in Securities Regulation with 6 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Houston in Corporate Governance Law with 7 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Houston in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Houston in Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Dallas in Litigation - Bankruptcy with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Austin in Litigation - Environmental with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Dallas in Litigation - Intellectual Property with 8 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Houston in Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Austin in Litigation - Patent with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Dallas in Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Houston in Securities / Capital Markets Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Houston in Securities Regulation with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Dallas in Securities Regulation with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Houston in Venture Capital Law with 2 lawyers

Awards

  • Gulf Coast Advisory Board’s Corporate Commitment Award
  • 2013 Best Law Firm Recognition in Natural Resources Law -- US News/Best Lawyers
  • 2012 Gulf Coast Law Firm of the Year -- Oil & Gas Awards
  • Band 1 Ranking in Projects: Oil & Gas -- Chambers USA 2012
  • Tier 1 Ranking in Industry Focus: Energy Litigation -- Legal 500 USA 2012
  • 2012 Texas Law Firm of the Year -- Who’s Who Legal
  • AT&T’s Legal Department Diversity Award
  • Ranked Among the Top 20 Arbitration Law Firms in the World -- Global Arbitration Review’s 2013 GAR30
  • Band 1 Ranking in Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional) -- Chambers USA 2012

Contacts

David J. Kirkland Jr.
Corporate
713.229.1101
Steven L. Leifer
Environmental
202.639.7723
James A. Baker IV
Global Projects
202.639.7778
Barton E. Showalter
Intellectual Property
214.953.6509
David D. Sterling
Litigation
713.229.1946
Richard A. Husseini
Tax
713.229.1678

Firm Practice Areas

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Antitrust Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Arbitration
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Biotechnology Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Communications Law
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: General Practice
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Derivatives and Futures Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Equipment Finance Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Information Technology Law
  • International Arbitration - Commercial
  • International Arbitration - Governmental
  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - ERISA
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Litigation and Controversy - Tax
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Patent Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Project Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Tax Law
  • Technology Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Transportation Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Venture Capital Law
  • Water Law

Office Locations

Belgium

Belgium

Brussels, Belgium

Square de Meeûs, 23

Box 11

Brussels B-1000

Belgium

32 2 891 7300

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Brazil

Brazil

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rua Da Quitanda, 86 - 2º Andar, Sala 202

Edificio Galeria Sul America

Centro, Rio De Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro 20091-902

Brazil

55 21 2319 7200

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China

China

Beijing, China

702 Beijing International Club Office Tower

21 Jianguomenwai Dajie

People's Republic Of China

Beijing 100020

China

86 10 8532 7900

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Hong Kong, SAR, China

3308 Gloucester Tower

The Landmark

15 Queens's Road Central, Hong Kong

Hong Kong, SAR

China

852 3601 9000

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Hong Kong, Hong Kong

3308 Gloucester Tower

The Landmark

15 Queen’s Road Central

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

852 3601 9000

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Russia

Russia

Moscow, Russia

Ducat Place II, Suite 450

7 Ulitsa Gasheka

Moscow 123056

Russia

7 495 545 0777

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Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Mashareq Tower, 7th Floor

King Fahad Road

Mo'tamarat District, Cairo Square - Southwestern Corner.

P.O. Box 62982

Riyadh 11595

Saudi Arabia

966 1 218 7800

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United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Emaar Square, Building 6, 7th Floor

P.O. Box 23425

Dubai

United Arab Emirates

971 4 436 3636

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United Kingdom

United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

41 Lothbury

London EC2R 7HF

United Kingdom

44 20 7726 3636

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United States

United States

California

California

Palo Alto, CA

Building One, Suite 200

1001 Page Mill Road

Palo Alto, CA 94304-1007

United States

(650) 739.7500

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San Francisco, CA

101 California Street, Suite 3600

San Francisco, CA 94111

United States

(415) 291.6200

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District of Columbia

District of Columbia

Washington, DC

The Warner Building

1299 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20004-2400

United States

(202) 639.7700

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New York

New York

New York, NY

30 Rockefeller Plaza

New York, NY 10112-4498

United States

(212) 408.2500

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Texas

Texas

Austin, TX

98 San Jacinto Boulevard, Suite 1500

Austin, TX 78701-4078

United States

(512) 322.2500

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Dallas, TX

2001 Ross Avenue

Dallas, TX 75201-2980

United States

(214) 953.6500

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Houston, TX

One Shell Plaza

910 Louisiana Street

Houston, TX 77002-4995

United States

(713) 229.1234

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