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Baker Botts White Collar Defense and Corporate Investigations Practice Chair, Alex Bourelly, Honored by Lawyers of Color Organization


WASHINGTON, D.C., June 19, 2019 – Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international technology and energy law firm, is proud to announce that firm partner and White Collar Defense and Corporate Investigations practice Chair, Alex Bourelly, has been selected to the inaugural “Nation’s Best 2019” list by Lawyers of Color.

Mr. Bourelly represents individual and corporate clients in a wide range of criminal and civil investigations and trials, including those involving allegations of securities fraud, healthcare fraud, antitrust violations, and violations of the Clean Water Act, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

Prior to moving into private practice, Mr. Bourelly worked for more than four years in the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia, where he served as senior trial assistant in the Fraud and Public Corruption Section and the Homicide/Major Crimes Section. Before his work in the U.S. Attorney's Office, Mr. Bourelly spent more than three years as senior counsel in the Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Enforcement, where he was responsible for cases involving insider trading, market manipulation and accounting fraud.

Baker Botts’ award-winning White Collar Defense and Corporate Investigations Practice has decades of experience representing clients in their most sensitive matters and a heritage of defending history-making cases from the Watergate scandal to the Mueller investigation. Comprised of lawyers who have served in the Department of Justice, the New York District Attorney’s Office, and the Securities and Exchange Commission, the practice understands firsthand how regulators and prosecutors will handle investigations and enforcement actions.

Lawyers of Color is a nonprofit organization devoted to promoting diversity in the legal profession and advancing democracy and equality in marginalized communities.

To see the full list of Nation’s Best honorees, please click here.

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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