Law Firm of the Year, Gulf Coast 2013

Awarded to: Baker & McKenzie LLP

Oil & Gas Awards Judges Comments

“Have unquestioned expertise in the energy field and have handled an impressive number of significant transactions throughout the Gulf region and beyond. The submittal gave good specific examples of matters handled.”

“The matters submitted by Baker & McKenzie covered a wide range of transactional matters. There were both purchases and sales of acreage totalling over $1 billion; JVs that were multi-phase and innovative in protecting their client; and a project with a multitude of agreements involving an international company. Also impressive were their on-going efforts to influence policy; to craft legislation; be members of and sponsor organizations; and, to serve in leadership positions of outside organizations.”

Baker & McKenzie LLP – Corporate Overview

The firm known around the world is right across the street, advising the most successful companies in Texas as they grow and manage legal issues domestically and abroad. Since our founding in 1949, we have been advising leading multinational and domestic companies on the issues of an integrated global market. 

Today, we bring to matters an instinctively global perspective and deep local knowledge and insight. Baker & McKenzie’s Oil & Gas practitioners in the US and abroad deliver local and international service for oil and gas companies across numerous areas of transactional and dispute law. Our proven track record and collective industry experience of over 60 years advising on numerous private and publicly-disclosed deals place us as go-to advisors for many oil and gas sector companies on their most important matters. We offer clients recognized experience in unconventional resources and onshore and offshore energy transactions, specializing in acquisitions, divestitures, and joint ventures, with licensed attorneys in key shale producing states, and entire life cycle experience for LNG/gas projects, petrochemical facilities, and other major capital projects. As Houston’s premier global law firm, we provide strong Houston-based practices and are among the most active transactional and highly-rated advisers among law firms.

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