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Corporate Department Chair Mike Bengtson Moves to Baker Botts' New York Office

NEW YORK, June 13, 2018 – Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, announced that Mike Bengtson, corporate partner and chair of the firm’s corporate practice, has moved to Baker Botts’ New York City office, leading the corporate practice.

Mr. Bengtson, who has been with the firm since 2004, previously was located in Baker Botts’ Austin office. His practice focuses on representing business clients in a variety of transactional and other corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions (M&A), joint ventures and capital formation transactions.

Baker Botts’ robust corporate practice is recognized for its depth of experience, handling a full range of corporate, securities and financing matters, including mergers and acquisitions (M&A), public and private securities offerings and institutional and other specialized financings.

The firm represents companies of all sizes, and has been especially active in the energy, energy services, energy transportation, telecommunications and computer (hardware and software) service industries in recent years. In addition to energy transactions in regions throughout the world, the firm represents numerous technology and media clients in some of the industry's most important and transformative transactions.

“The corporate group also has extensive experience in private equity and venture capital fund transactions and specialized financings in both domestic and international contexts,” said Baker Botts’ Mike Bengtson. “In addition, Baker Botts’ corporate lawyers work on complex business restructurings, both in and outside of court-supervised bankruptcy proceedings and further profile the groups work in key target markets.” Mr. Bengtson noted.

Baker Botts' NYC office was established in 1992 and has an accomplished and continually growing practice that services entities from individuals to Fortune 500 companies involved in the energy, technology, media, financial services, life sciences and many other sectors of our economy.

To schedule an interview with Mr. Bengtson on his move to New York City, please contact Sheena Cochran at or 713.229.1964.

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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