Baker Botts LLP

Dispute Resolution Department

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Active cross-border team, with lawyers based in its London and US offices, representing Russian blue-chip clients in multi-jurisdictional litigations, particularly in the natural resources sector. The firm additionally acts for the Russian state in high-profile arbitrations. Michael Goldberg, who divides his time between New York and Houston, is a key contact for clients.

Notable practitioners

Houston-based Michael Goldberg is highlighted for his advocacy skills and courtroom performance, with sources reporting him to be "extremely persuasive and able." He has extensive experience handling high-value, Russia-focused arbitrations and international disputes. He acts as counsel and arbitrator.