Robert W. Jordan Returns to Region as Partner in Charge — Middle East Offices for Baker Botts L.L.P.

By Baker Botts L.l.p., PRNE
Wednesday, June 30, 2010

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, July 1, 2010 - Robert W. Jordan, who served as U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia in the
aftermath of the 9/11 attacks against the United States, returned to the
region today as Partner in Charge — Middle East Offices for the global law
firm Baker Botts L.L.P.


David Emmons, previously Partner in Charge — Middle East Offices, will
return to the firm's Dallas office later this summer. During his three years
in the Middle East, Emmons guided the firm's growth in the region, including
the opening of a new office in Abu Dhabi, the relocation of offices in both
Dubai and Riyadh, and the substantial increase in the number of firm lawyers
based in the region.

Baker Botts provided legal advice to clients in the Middle East prior to
opening its first office in the region in 2001. The firm now has more than 20
lawyers in three offices — Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Riyadh — who represent
clients on Middle East projects in a variety of industries, including energy,
consumer products, healthcare, telecommunications, defense, real estate,
power and water, transportation, and conventional and Islamic banking.

About Baker Botts L.L.P.

Baker Botts L.L.P., dating from 1840, is a leading international law firm
with offices in Abu Dhabi, Austin, Beijing, Dallas, Dubai, Hong Kong,
Houston, London, Moscow, New York, Palo Alto (California), Riyadh and
Washington. With approximately 750 lawyers, Baker Botts provides a full range
of legal services to international, national and regional clients. For more
information, please visit

International Media, Nadia Christodoulou, International Business Development Manager, +44-20-7726-3490 (office), +44-7949-724790 (cell), nadia.christodoulou at, or U.S. Media, Michael Cinelli, Associate Director, Public Relations, +1-713-229-1764 (office), +1-281-546-4295 (cell), mike.cinelli at, both of Baker Botts L.L.P.

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