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Baker Botts Increases Rankings in Chambers USA 2018

HOUSTON, May 9, 2018 – Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, announced today that Chambers USA 2018 has awarded the firm 34 practice group rankings and 12 new individual lawyer rankings. Baker Botts' Antitrust practice also achieved a national ranking for the second consecutive year.

Seven of the practice group rankings earned by the firm were in Band 1:
  • National: Projects: Oil & Gas (for the 11th consecutive year)
  • National: Projects: LNG
  • Texas: Corporate/M&A
  • Texas: Environment
  • Texas: Intellectual Property
  • Texas: Real Estate
  • Texas: Tax

In addition, the firm received 12 new individual lawyer rankings:
  • John Taladay, National: Antitrust (Band 3), National: Antitrust: Cartel (Band 3)
  • Megan Berge, National: Climate Change (Band 3), District of Columbia: Environment (Up and Coming)
  • Michael Rosenwasser, National Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional) (Band 2)
  • David Jetter, National: Projects: LNG (Band 2)
  • Chris Carr, California: Environment (Band 3)
  • Bridget Moore, District of Columbia: Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Band 5)
  • Kurt Pankratz, Texas: Intellectual Property (Band 4
  • Jordan Herman, Texas: Technology: Corporate & Commercial (Band 3)
  • Aaron Streett, National: Appellate Law (Up and Coming)
  • Jessica Pulliam, Texas: Litigation: Securities (Up and Coming)

Regarding the firm’s Tax group, Chambers USA commentary states, “The team is known for its eminent practice held in high regard for advising on the full range of domestic and international tax structuring matters and high-value corporate transactions.” 

Additionally, a firm client noted of Baker Botts’ Intellectual Property group, “They’re kind of my standard-bearer for how I judge all the other firms I work with. They set the benchmark for firm performance. They’re proactive and thorough in handling matters.”

Please click to view Baker Botts’ complete Chambers USA results and editorial comments.

Baker Botts is an international law firm whose lawyers practice throughout a network of offices around the globe. Based on our experience and knowledge of our clients' industries, we are recognized as a leading firm in the energy, technology and life sciences sectors. Since 1840, we have provided creative and effective legal solutions for our clients while demonstrating an unrelenting commitment to excellence. For more information, please visit

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