Baker Botts Reviews

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Baker Botts Managing Partner Andrew M. Baker
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    Great partners, staff very gossip oriented.

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    Former Employee - Paralegal in New York, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Paralegal in New York, NY (US)

    I worked at Baker Botts full-time (more than an year)


    My partner-level bosses were pretty great. Fun personalities, yet still very professional. We're very encouraging and committed to developing employee talent. I know not all partners were like that, but mine were.


    Staff is very gossip oriented. Rumors started over nothing or simple jealousy. Very catty, dog-eat-dog. Very hard to know who your friends were. People actively trying to get one another fired.

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    Understand that work productivity is affected when staff managers are allowed to fraternize with the people they are in charge of.

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Baker Botts Interviews

Updated 17 Sep 2014
Updated 17 Sep 2014

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    Summer Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    First there was an on-campus interview by two attorneys followed by half-day callback visit to the firm's office. The callback consisted of several interviews interviews lasting between 20 to 30 minutes. The interviews were a mix of associates and partners.

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Baker Botts Awards and Accolades

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Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010

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Headquarters Houston, TX
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1840
Type Company - Private
Industry Accounting & Legal
Revenue ₹5 to ₹10 billion (INR) per year

Baker Botts is a Lone Star legal legend. The law firm's history stretches back to 1840, when founding partner Peter Gray was admitted to the bar of the Republic of Texas. The firm became Baker & Botts after Walter Browne Botts and James Addison Baker (great-grandfather of former US Secretary of State and current partner James A. Baker III) joined the partnership. The firm has some 725 lawyers in about a dozen offices worldwide. Over the years Baker Botts has represented numerous clients from the energy industry, including Exxon Mobil and Halliburton. The firm practices in... More

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