Baker Botts L.L.P. provides legal advisory services. The firm offers litigation, negotiation, representation, regulatory compliance, investigation, and white collar criminal defense advisory services. It also provides corporate finance, environmental law, and global project consulting services. Additionally, Baker Botts offers patent, trademark, copyright, income, state, and local tax advisory and compliance services. The company, formerly known as Baker & Botts, was founded in 1840 and is based in Houston, Texas with additional offices in New York, District of Columbia, Hong Kong, China, Russia, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and United Kingdom.
910 Louisiana Street
One Shell Plaza
Houston, TX 77002-4995
Founded in 1840
Baker Botts to Assume John Lonsberg as Partner in Charge for Baker Botts Middle East Offices
Dec 8 13
Baker Botts has announced that effective January 1, 2014, Senior Partner, John Lonsberg, will assume the post of Partner in Charge for the Baker Botts Middle East offices. John follows Partner in Charge Bob Jordan, who spent the past four years leading Baker Botts' Middle East offices. The firm expects Bob Jordan to return to the Dallas, US office of the firm after a transition period.
Baker Botts L.L.P. Announces Executive Promotions
Dec 2 13
Baker Botts L.L.P. promoted 13 lawyers to partnership status effective January 1, 2014. The 2014 class of partners includes lawyers from offices in Austin, Dallas, Houston, London and Palo Alto. 2014 new partners for the firm are Ryan Bangert -- Litigation, Dallas; Neil Coulson -- Intellectual Property, London; Mollie Duckworth -- Corporate, Austin; A.J. Ericksen -- Corporate, Houston; Joey Gray -- Intellectual Property, Austin; Josh Mandell -- Tax, Dallas; Chad McCormick -- Tax, Houston; Brooke McNabb -- Litigation, Houston; Jason Newman -- Litigation, Houston; Christa Brown-Sanford -- Intellectual Property, Dallas; Anthony Speier -- Global Projects, Houston; Jon Swenson -- Intellectual Property, Palo Alto; and Evan Young -- Litigation, Austin. Mr. Bangert focuses on complex business litigation and appeals. He has represented a diverse range of clients in cases involving consumer fraud, breach of contract, intellectual property and general business torts. Mr. Coulson has a broad-based intellectual property practice covering all aspects of intellectual property dispute resolution and the exploitation of intellectual property rights, including advising protection strategies and the full range of commercial agreements. Ms. Duckworth represents both public and private companies in connection with M&A transactions, and represents issuers and investment banking firms in public offerings and private placements of equity and debt securities. Mr. Ericksen represents public and private businesses in a broad range of corporate and securities matters. He represents public and private companies in connection with M&A transactions, and issuers and investment banking firms in both equity and debt offerings. Mr. Gray has broad experience in intellectual property matters, with an emphasis on patent litigation. He has assisted in the representation of clients in a variety of technological fields, such as wireless communication, computer software and electronic payment processing. Mr. Mandell's practice focuses on federal income tax planning and controversy matters. He regularly counsels clients on a variety of transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, financings, debt and equity offerings and debt restructurings. Mr. McCormick advises clients on tax-efficient structures for domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions and separations. He also advises clients on tax aspects of capital markets transactions, credit agreements and matters regarding S corporations and partnerships. Ms. McNabb represents plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of complex civil litigation matters in state and federal courts. Her practice concentrates on energy litigation, commercial disputes, and personal injury litigation. Mr. Newman represents clients in a broad range of matters, including energy litigation, regulatory and administrative proceedings, commercial disputes and personal injury litigation. He also handles a wide range of matters involving indemnity, insurance and contractual disputes. Ms. Sanford has a varied intellectual property practice with a focus on patent procurement, patent litigation, and technology licensing, particularly involving telecommunications, electronics and other cutting-edge technologies. Mr. Speier's practice focuses on mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, including the sale of oil and gas properties, midstream assets, crude oil refineries and business units and subsidiaries of energy companies. Mr. Swenson represents clients in complex intellectual property disputes relating to patent, copyright and trade secret issues. His practice is focused on resolving difficult and high profile patent disputes in a variety of technology areas. Mr. Young's practice focuses on trial and appellate litigation. He has argued cases before both the Supreme Court of the United States and the Supreme Court of Texas. He has represented clients across the country before every level of the state and federal judiciary.