Rising Star: Baker Botts' Scott Janoe

Law360, New York (March 22, 2011, 7:15 PM EDT) -- Baker Botts LLP’s Scott Janoe helped Esso Standard Oil Co. prevail in a high-stakes citizen suit in Puerto Rico over land and water contamination, one of several accomplishments that landed him among Law360’s five environmental lawyers under 40 to watch.

Partnering with Baker Botts’ Ty Buthod, Janoe, 36, worked to convince a judge in the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico last summer to throw out a complaint alleging oil and gas leaks from underground storage tanks at an Esso service station polluted...
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