Baker Botts Ramps Up Energy Practice With New Rio Office

Law360, New York (August 14, 2013, 2:46 PM EDT) -- Baker Botts LLP has strengthened its foothold in the Latin American legal market by opening a Rio de Janeiro office that will boost its capabilities in energy and project finance work, and marks Baker Botts' 15th worldwide outpost, the firm said Wednesday.

The Rio de Janeiro outfit is staffed by partners John White and Hannah Longley, who bring combined expertise in upstream oil and gas projects and large-scale energy and infrastructure project development and financing. Baker Botts will operate it as a foreign legal consultancy and...
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