Baker Botts is a full-service, leading global law firm, recognized for our understanding of the industries we serve. Our firm has a long, distinguished tradition of service to our clients, tracing our history back to the 1840s. During the earliest days of Houston, Baker Botts represented the burgeoning industries of cotton merchants, brokers and railroads. Today, we continue to serve clients in the energy, technology, life sciences, construction, infrastructure, finance and media industries, among others, from offices around the world. Our lawyers have helped clients navigate the challenges of complex transactions, investigations, litigation and regulatory matters for more than 175 years. We have a deep bench of lawyers in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, and our global footprint allows us to handle the most complex matters for clients wherever they arise. Our lawyers are recognized for their ability to solve problems creatively and pragmatically, and for their commitment to client service. We are proud of our heritage and our reputation for excellence, and we are committed to continuing to provide our clients with the highest quality legal services.