HOUSTON, March 9, 2016 - Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, today announced that Andrew M. Baker has been reappointed as Managing Partner for a second term that expires in 2019. 

First appointed in 2012, Mr. Baker is the 14th individual to hold the role in the firm’s 176 year history. 

Mr. Baker joined Baker Botts’ Houston office in 1979, shortly after graduating from the Cornell Law School. In 1985, he relocated to Dallas to help open what is now the firm’s third largest office. In 2012 he returned to Houston when he was first elected Managing Partner. 

“Serving as Managing Partner of Baker Botts has been the highlight in my over 30 year legal career. I am delighted and honored that my partners have asked me to serve in this capacity again,” said Andrew M. Baker. 

“Over the last four years, our focus has been on providing the highest levels of client service, and on innovating and modernizing our business, while at the same time remaining true to our firm’s core values of professional excellence, teamwork and collegiality, integrity and service to the communities in which we practice. This will remain our focus over my second term,” added Mr. Baker. 

During Mr. Baker’s first term, the firm embarked on a program of innovation and investment, focusing on creating close client relationships, pricing and value delivery, practice management, talent acquisition and retention, marketing and business development, professional development, diversity, and state of the art information technology systems. 

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