DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 www.bakerbotts.com.
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