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Baker Botts Litigation Partners, Scott Keller and Michael Perry Selected as Law360 Rising Stars


WASHINGTON, D.C., October 2, 2019 – Baker Botts is proud to announce that Supreme Court & Constitutional Law practice Chair, Scott Keller and leading Antitrust partner, Michael Perry have been selected to Law360’s Rising Stars for 2019.

Scott was chosen as a Rising Star for his work in “Appellate.” He has briefed and argued numerous appeals nationwide. Scott has argued 11 cases in the U.S. Supreme Court and has been counsel of record on over 90 U.S. Supreme Court briefs, including regulatory, free speech, immigration, election, criminal, environmental, antitrust, intellectual property, and interstate water disputes. Prior to Baker Botts, Scott served as the former Solicitor General of Texas.

To view Scott Keller’s full Law360 profile, please click here.

Michael was chosen as a Rising Star for his work in “Competition.” He focuses on advising clients in merger and non-merger antitrust investigations before the Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice, and in complex private and government antitrust litigation. Michael has particular expertise in healthcare, life sciences, and technology sectors, including issues involving the intersection of antitrust and intellectual property law. Prior to Baker Botts, he served as Counsel to the Director of the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Competition.

To view Michael Perry’s full Law360 profile, please click here.

Law360’s Rising Stars is a list of 175 attorneys under 40 whose legal accomplishments belie their age. Winners were selected out of over 1,300 submissions based on their career accomplishments in their respective practice areas.

Lawyers in Baker Botts’ Litigation Department bring sound commercial judgment to clients’ most critical disputes, along with a deep understanding of the varied legal, technical and policy issues that they face. Drawing on our intimate familiarity of clients’ needs and the resources of our global platform, we have amassed an enviable record of winning results. These range from early-stage dismissals to multibillion-dollar trial wins and arbitration awards to appellate victories before the U.S. Supreme Court. Our success has not gone unnoticed, with 43 litigation practice rankings in the Chambers and Legal 500 directories alone.

To learn more about our Litigation practice, please click here.

To see the full list of Rising Stars, please click here.

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