Managing Partner, Baker Botts L.L.P.


Andrew Baker has been with Baker Botts since 1979. He opened the firm’s Dallas office in 1985 and was named firmwide Managing Partner in 2012. Andrew also serves on the Baker Botts Diversity Committee, which establishes annual diversity goals and oversees the firm’s diversity initiatives.

Since 2004, Baker Botts has worked to recruit and retain individuals with disabilities, receiving both local and national recognition for its efforts. The firm was named a top 100 law firm by Multicultural Law magazine and the Minority Law Journal, and was recognized by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association for its diversity efforts in 2010. Baker Botts was an LCLD Most Active Member Law Firm in 2015 and 2018.  

Joined LCLD 2009 

Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program
Fellows nominated: 
2019: Jason Wilcox; 2018: Natalie Alfaro Gonzales; 2017: Richard Ramirez; 2016: Guillermo Santiago Christensen; 2015: Heather Choi; 2014: Carlos R. Romo; 2013: Christa Brown-Sanford; 2012: Omar J. Alaniz; 2011: Terence L. Rozier-Byrd

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected: 
2019: Tecuan Flores; 2018: Ruben Gandia, Ty’Meka Reeves-Sobers; 2017: Christine Ryu, Chris Hunt; 2016: Mysha Lubke, Jenny Zhang

1L LCLD Scholars Program 
Scholars hosted:
2018: Andrea Siso; 2017: Beatriz Albornoz, Hensey Fenton, John Phelan; 2016: Josephus Allmond, Sydney Booker; 2015: Carlos Miguel Marquez; 2014: Masood Anjom, Brandon Chen, Catherine Essig, Megan Mason; 2013: Jennifer Cieluch, Ty'Meka Reeves; 2012: Timothy Hughes

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

Annual Meeting (2018, 2016, 2015, 2014)
Leadership Summit (2016)


Member: Andrew Baker 

Diversity Professional: Kathy Bowman-Williams