Law Students

We are energized by the enthusiasm and fresh ideas that law students bring to our firm each year. We seek talented, motivated and dynamic law students to join our ranks. We welcome the opportunity to speak with you about employment opportunities during the summer or after graduation in our domestic offices.

Please note that we do not accept submissions from placement agencies on behalf of judicial clerks or law students for entry level and summer associate positions.

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Baker Botts lawyers are selected from the highest-ranking graduates among the best law schools in the country. We have formally established a set of core attributes we seek in candidates. This helps us find and select potential lawyers who will succeed here and best serve our clients. Some of these attributes are inherent in the individual, such as self-confidence, dedication and commitment to excellence. Other attributes are talents that can be developed over time, such as creative problem solving and relationship building.

Cultivating these core attributes also guides our training and development program. Baker Botts is diligent in developing its new lawyers through professional skills training and a variety of continuing legal education courses offered by our own colleagues. You will not stop learning here, something that is vital to your success as a lawyer at any career stage.

Baker Botts L.L.P. is a Federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Baker Botts is subject to Executive Order 11246 and is required to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Baker Botts considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law