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Baker Botts Managing Partner Andrew M. Baker
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    Wonderful people, wonderful work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Baker Botts full-time


    The people are top notch; work is challenging but rewarding. Good hands on experience.


    Big law is tough. Work life balance is non existent.

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    Anonymous Employee  in  Houston, TX (US)
    Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX (US)
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    I applied through a staffing agency - interviewed at Baker Botts in July 2013.

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    Did not get a chance to interview for more than 12 minutes. The Manager interviewing looked at my LinkedIn profile and had her mind made up that I would not be hired, even though I was fully qualified. I am white male, she is a woman of color. Less than a week after the Zimmerman trial. It wasn't hard to figure she didn't want to hear anything I had to say about my qualifications or interest in the company. You could hear the tone in her voice that she did not want to interview me. She cut it short quickly. I was and still am in shock that this would go on at a Law Firm, but I'm sure upper management has no idea.

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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 $100 to $500 million (CAD) 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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