News Releases

Baker Botts Announces the Promotion of Five New Special Counsel


HOUSTON, January 13, 2016 - Baker Botts, L.L.P., a leading international law firm, announced today the promotion of five new Special Counsel effective January 1, 2016.

Emil Barth, Global Projects, Washington, D.C.

Emil’s law practice incorporates a broad range of regulatory, infrastructure development, litigation and transactional matters specific to the energy industry. The clients he represents include major electric, natural gas, oil, mining and renewable energy companies. Emil has represented clients in connection with energy and environmental matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Army Corps), U.S. Coast Guard (Coast Guard) and other federal and state regulatory agencies, as well as federal and state courts.

Tim Davison, Corporate, London

Tim has significant experience in the areas of technology and telecommunications, media and entertainment, life sciences and healthcare sectors and advises on a wide range of transactions including corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, reorganizations joint ventures and other general corporate and commercial matters. In addition, Tim advises on general company procedure, corporate law and governance.

Konstantin Litvinenko, Global Projects, Moscow

Konstantin concentrates on project development, mergers and acquisitions, various aspects of transactional and corporate law and tax matters. Konstantin’s deals with cross-border and domestic M&A transactions, upstream and midstream projects, joint ventures, gas and LNG sales. He also advises clients on regulatory and licensing matters and has particular experience in oil & gas, mining and LNG.

Jamie R. Lynn, Intellectual Property, Washington, D.C.

Jamie’s practice focuses on complex patent litigation in the areas of software, satellite communications, set-top box technology, IC power management, semiconductor design and manufacture, databases, and data warehousing. His experience ranges from pre-filing investigation all the way through appeal. He has also counseled clients and prosecuted patent applications in many fields, including: credit card payment systems, printing systems, cloud computing, Time Encoding Machines (specialized Analog-to-Digital converters), augmented reality systems, and semiconductor manufacturing.

Sally Russell, Corporate, Austin

Sally focuses primarily on securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate and securities matters. She handles a wide range of transactions and advises clients on securities compliance issues, including Exchange Act reporting.


Baker Botts is an international law firm of approximately 725 lawyers practicing throughout a network of 14 offices around the globe. Based on our experience and knowledge of our clients' industries, we are recognized as a leading firm in the energy and technology sectors. Since 1840, we have provided creative and effective legal solutions for our clients while demonstrating an unrelenting commitment to excellence. For more information, please visit

Related Professionals