As the oldest BigLaw firm in Texas, Baker Botts gives its 700+ attorneys exposure to a variety of high-caliber legal work. The icing on the cake is that it all happens in a collegial environment that fosters genuine friendships and organic mentorship.
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About the Firm
With deep roots in the Lone Star State, Baker Botts has grown to become an international firm with 12 offices across the globe and more than 700 lawyers among its ranks. The firm fields sturdy teams in energy, environmental law, IP, litigation, and project finance.
All in the Family
Baker Botts was Texan before Texas was a state. The firm’s origins date back to 1840, when Peter Gray founded a firm in the land known then as the Republic of Texas. Gray’s first clients were agricultural interests—sugar, cotton, and timber—and the Southern Pacific and Union Railroads. About three decades after starting the firm, Gray handed the reins over to Colonel W.B. Botts and James A. Baker (aka Judge Baker), who nudged Gray’s name off the firm stationery and began working as Baker & Botts. Ju...
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