Rising Star: Baker Botts' Scott Janoe

Law360, New York (April 7, 2010, 6:36 PM EDT) -- In what the federal government has called the most complicated environmental bankruptcy in U.S. history, Baker Botts LLP's Scott Janoe steered Asarco LLC through $6.5 billion in environmental claims, making him one of Law360's 10 environmental lawyers under 40 to watch.

As lead environmental counsel for Asarco, Janoe was responsible for handling environmental claims and day-to-day compliance matters at about 75 sites in 19 states and Canada during the copper miner's massive Chapter 11 case.

He worked with bankruptcy counsel Tony Davis to set up an...
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