119 Metro Rankings
Baker Botts is a full-service, leading global law firm, recognized for our understanding of the industries we serve. Firm Facts Infographic Our firm has a long, distinguished tradition of service to our clients, tracing our history back to the 1840s. During the earliest days of Houston, Baker Botts represented the burgeoning industries of cotton merchants, brokers and railroads. Today, Baker Botts has offices around the world. Since our inception, we have served leading industries, organizations and individuals, while staying at the forefront of emerging technologies. We have the experience, the knowledge and the people to solve our clients' most significant legal challenges. Since 1840, we have demonstrated an unrelenting commitment to excellence. As a result of the firm's long history of international practice, Baker Botts has developed an extensive network of correspondent counsel at the most prestigious firms in virtually all commercial centers of the world. Our relationship with these firms enables Baker Botts to provide our clients with facilities and legal capabilities on a global basis. Lex Mundi is an international association of 160 independent, premier law firms worldwide. Our membership in this prestigious group helps us to better serve our clients by providing immediate access to many of the leading law firms around the world. Baker Botts proudly serves as the Lex Mundi firm for the state of Texas. The Pacific Rim Advisory Council is an international law firm association with a unique strategic alliance within the global legal community providing for the exchange of professional information among its 30 top tier independent member law firms. Baker Botts proudly serves as the PRAC firm for the state of Texas.
Baker Botts has been an integral part of Houston's business community since 1840 when the firm's founder, Peter Gray, launched his law practice in the Republic of Texas. As Houston's economy developed, so did the scope of the firm's legal services. Our Houston office has maintained the heritage of community leadership established by the founders of the firm. Baker Botts is rooted as a pillar institution in the city's business landscape, and our lawyers have played pivotal roles in landmark cases and transactions involving clients in a multitude of industries. Our lawyers are experienced in a wide range of areas, including corporate, environmental, global projects, intellectual property, litigation and tax. We work for leading companies in a variety of industries: banking and finance, energy, manufacturing, media, pharmaceuticals, real estate, technology, telecommunications and transportation. Houston is often referred to as the energy capital of the world, and Baker Botts is recognized as one of the city's leading law firms with connections to key international energy markets in Asia, Europe and the Middle East. Energy is an integral component of the work our lawyers provide clients, but the depth of our legal counsel covers a broad array of practice areas including corporate, environmental, global projects, intellectual property, litigation and tax. For additional details on our Houston office and its leadership, click here to read more. City Facts money bag Ranked the #1 U.S. city where paychecks stretch the furthest by Forbes. trophy The most diverse, rapidly growing major U.S. metropolitan area. home Ranked #10 in job growth by Forbes. sun Home to the second largest concentration of Fortune 1000 and Fortune 500 companies in the country. rapidly growth Ranked #3 by Travel + Leisure in "America's Most Cultured Cities 2015." fork and knife More than 10,000 restaurants in the Houston area with culinary choices that represent more than 70 countries and American regions. city scape Ranked #17 in Best Places to Live by U.S. News & World Report. job growth Temperature rarely drops below freezing with an average 204 sunny days per year.
Total Offices: 17
Total Attorneys: 624
|Locations||No. of Attorneys|
|New York City, NY||231|
|Palo Alto, CA||48|
|San Francisco, CA||50|
|Practice Areas||No. of Attorneys|
|Energy and Oil & Gas||29|
|Environmental and Land Use||24|
|Labor & Employment||3|
|Trusts and Estates||8|
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