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Baker Botts L.L.P.


"At Baker Botts, we are proud that diversity is firmly woven into the fabric of our firm, and is one of our core values. We focus our diversity programs in six areas: recruitment; retention, development and advancement; external partnerships; internal initiatives and communication; supplier diversity; and special needs. Although we have many more miles to go on our diversity journey, we have made significant progress in the decade since we launched our diversity program. Below, we highlight five of our initiatives..."

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Baker Botts L.L.P.

910 Louisiana Street
Houston, TX 77002-4995
Phone: (713) 229-1234

Firm Stats

Managing Partner: John Martin
Recruiting Chairs: Nick Schuneman (Austin); Kurt Pankratz (Dallas); Natasha Khan (Houston); Terence Rozier-Byrd (NY); Kyle Clark (DC); Jon Swenson (Palo Alto), Jeremy Taylor (SF)
Total No. Attorneys 2019:
500 - 750

Base Salary

All Offices
1st year: $190,000
Summer Associate: $3,654/week

Summer Program

No. of Summer Associates:
98 total (56 2Ls; 42 1Ls) (2019)

Employment Contact

Elizabeth A. Krichmar
Director of Recruiting
(713) 229-1827

Major Office Locations

Austin, TX
Dallas, TX
Houston, TX
New York, NY
Palo Alto, CA
San Francisco, CA
Washington, DC
Hong Kong
Riyadh (Associate firm)

Major Departments

Global Projects
Intellectual Property
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.