Baker Botts is an international law firm with 700 lawyers and a network of 15 offices around the globe. Based on our broad experience and our in-depth knowledge of our clients' industries, we are recognised as a leading firm in the energy, technology and life sciences sectors. We are regarded as one of the top law firms in the world to the technology, media and technology (TMT) sector. More than half of the firm's top 20 clients are from the TMT sector and we have a long-established record advising clients varying from large multi-nationals to small start-ups.
With more than 120 intellectual property (IP) lawyers, most of whom hold at least one engineering or science degree, Baker Botts has one of the largest dedicated IP legal teams in the world. Our IP team offers a broad experience in all IP areas, including patent and trademark litigation, licensing, clearance studies and general counselling.
With more than 350 transactional lawyers, we handle the full range of corporate work, throughout our network of offices.
Our banking and finance team represents various participants in financing transactions, particularly in the natural resources and energy sectors, and our dispute resolution team is rated one of the best in the world and handles some of the largest, most complex litigation, international arbitration and mediation matters.
Our global antitrust practice comprises more than 50 dedicated antitrust lawyers. Baker Botts' antitrust practice has expanded rapidly in recent years following the addition of 40 lawyers representing the core of the former Howrey US practice and the recent opening of our Brussels office. With a large team of skilled lawyers and competition experts practicing in this area full time, we are one of the few firms with expertise to handle any antitrust-related matter on a transatlantic basis. For further information on Baker Botts, please visit our website.