For more than 175 years, Baker Botts has been among the leading law firms in the world. Today, with 725 lawyers based around the world, the firm ranks among the largest global law firms in scope and influence. Our clients include public and private companies, including those involved in all segments of the energy industry, governmental agencies, project companies, banks, insurance companies, investment firms, non-profit organisations, individuals, estates and partnerships. Baker Botts represents many of the top 100 Fortune 500 companies, as well as many individuals and small and medium-sized business entities.
The firm’s highly ranked competition practice represents many of the world’s leading companies in M&A, complex civil antitrust litigation, international cartel matters, and investigations and proceedings by US, European and other international antitrust enforcement agencies. As one of Global Competition Review’s top 20 ‘Global Elite’, we are recognised for taking on and winning high-stakes competition challenges around the world. Our transatlantic team of over 60 competition lawyers regularly handles the highest-profile, ‘bet the company’ matters for our clients across a range of industries, including energy, technology, media, life sciences and healthcare. Members of our team have engaged at the highest levels in the development of European, US and international competition law and policy and we advocate regularly before the FTC, the DOJ, state attorneys general, the European Commission and its member states, and other international administrative and regulatory agencies.
Baker Botts maintains offices in 14 locations around the world: Austin, Beijing, Brussels, Dallas, Dubai, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Moscow, New York, Palo Alto, Riyadh, San Francisco and Washington, DC.