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Combining the knowledge of local laws and cultures with a global reach is just one of the ways Baker & McKenzie separates itself from other firms. Our genuinely global perspective allows us to operate without boundaries around the world, in every jurisdiction that is important to your business.

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Houston

Baker & McKenzie LLP
700 Louisiana, Suite 3000
Houston, Texas 77002
United States

+1 713 427 5000
+1 713 427 5099






Houston’s Premier Global Law Firm

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. With over 100 lawyers in Texas, we bring to matters an instinctively global perspective and deep local knowledge and insight.

As the leading cross-border firm, we offer clients:

  • The most integrated international capabilities of any law firm, with more than 4,200 lawyers in 77 offices in 47 countries.

  • Decades of on-the-ground experience in fast-growing markets like Latin America, Russia, China and Africa, and long-term experience in developed markets.

  • Over 300 attorneys and professionals in Mexico and Texas, including top Oil & Gas attorneys in both Mexico and the US.

  • More than 1,300 M&A lawyers across six continents and experience handling more cross-border transactions than any other firm in both 2013 and 2014.

  • Most highly rated and recommended tax adviser among law firms, with over 900 tax practitioners in 47 countries.

  • Strong Houston-based practices, backed by Baker & McKenzie’s impressive depth in major US markets and global jurisdictions:
    • Compliance/Investigations and Business Crimes
    • Corporate/Securities/M&A
    • Disputes/Litigation and Arbitration
    • Energy/Oil and Gas/LNG
    • Major Projects/Energy Infrastructure
    • Intellectual Property
    • International/Commercial
    • Labor/Employment
    • Tax

  • Recognized experience in unconventional resources and onshore and offshore energy transactions, specializing in acquisitions, divestitures, and joint ventures. Licensed attorneys in key shale producing states.

  • Entire life cycle experience for LNG/gas projects, petrochemical facilities, and other major capital projects including LNG SPA and EPC.

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Lawyers from our employment and oil and gas teams in Latin America and the US examine developments in 2014 and trends to watch out for in 2015. Join us for a seminar on March 23, 2015 in Houston, Texas.
The December issue highlights the final Gain Recognition Agreements (GRAs) and IRS Notice 2014-58, on the Economic Substance Doctrine. Additional articles focus on the OECD's two new discussion drafts as part of its Action Plan, current Canadian developments, and recent Supreme Court cases involving US state and local tax issues.
The August issue highlights the US Supreme Court decision in US v. Clarke that addresses setting a standard for improper challenges to summonses. Other features focus on recent developments in Chinese international tax law, details on the FATCA requirements that recently took effect, and an update on Deleware unclaimed property.
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Every day our more than 4,000 lawyers, economists, tax advisors and other professionals share insights and best practices across borders and practices. We speak more than 75 languages and represent more than 55 nationalities, and the close relationships among our people fosters the trust needed to develop and deliver world-class solutions to multinational clients.

We share an uncompromising commitment to excellence, which explains why more of our lawyers are included as leading lawyers in the Chambers Global Guide to the World’s Best Lawyers than any other Global 20 law firm.

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Passionately global
We are passionately global — it's in our DNA.

We started with a vision of going global and were in eight countries before our 10th anniversary. Today we have 77 offices in 47 countries -- including the emerging markets so important to the growth of your business.
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**In cooperation with Trench, Rossi and Watanabe Advogados
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We service clients throughout the world and in some countries where we do not have offices, working with carefully selected local firms to leverage our global knowledge and capabilities.

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We offer world-class career opportunities around the globe, while our entrepreneurial culture makes Baker & McKenzie a unique place to develop professionally.

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