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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. Today, we bring to matters an instinctively global perspective and deep local knowledge and insight.

We offer clients:

  • The most extensive and integrated international capabilities of any law firm, with more than 4,100 lawyers in 77 offices in 47 countries.

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

  • Extensive M&A experience as one of the top 10 most active firms handling deals.

  • 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
    • 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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Designed for industry executives, environmental companies, and the financial services sector, Baker & McKenzie’s International Guide to Shale Gas is a comprehensive resource on the global and regional development of shale gas operations, particularly the 10 "hot countries" for shale gas projects.
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.
In this issue we discuss a Supreme Court decision that redefined how general jurisdictions are established for foreign corporations. We also highlight key verdicts that may impact arbitration proceedings, as well as other notable matters in international litigation. Stay updated on significant verdicts that may affect your business.
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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.
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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