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Prominent International Litigator Joins Hogan & Hartson in Houston - News - Hogan & Hartson
HOUSTON, April 27, 2009 - Hogan & Hartson LLP is pleased to announce that Tom Bayko will join the firm's litigation group in Houston as a partner.
Bayko, described as a "litigator-of-choice for international conflicts" by The Houston Business Journal, will focus his practice on international litigation and arbitration.
Although best known for his
trial and arbitration work in the energy sector, Bayko
has extensive experience in a range of matters, including matters involving commodities, futures and derivatives trading, antitrust, securities, fraud, insurance coverage, intellectual property, employment-related matters, tortious interference with contractual and prospective contractual relationships, construction claims, production sharing agreements, joint operating agreements, take or pay agreements, theft of technology and other trade secrets, and offshore blowouts and explosions.
clients include multinational companies in various industries, including oil and gas, chemical, rail, and construction.
has tried cases before courts in multiple jurisdictions and has tried cases and arbitrations under the applicable laws of 31 countries, including Afghanistan, China, England, Germany, Iraq, Kuwait, Mexico, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, and Venezuela, among many others.
Commenting on his
arrival to the firm, Bayko
said: "The respect that I have for the talented team at Hogan & Hartson
made my choice an easy one.
has built an exceptional reputation as an accomplished litigator, and we look forward to working with him to further expand the practice both here in Houston and globally."
Prior to joining Hogan & Hartson, Bayko was a partner with Jones Day in Houston.
is a frequent speaker on issues related to arbitration and litigation, and has authored many articles on the same subjects.
He received his law degree with honors from the University of Illinois and his B.A. from Kent State University.
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is one of the Firm's senior litigation Partners; he
has extensive trial and arbitration experience in a range of different matters.About Tom
, Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers wrote: "Tom Bayko
has a formidable reputation in trials and arbitrations.Clients value his
'excellent leadership skills.' Clients appreciate his
responsive service and noted his
'vast credibility in court with both judges and juries.' Clients spoke highly of senior litigation partner Tom Bayko
who is 'calm and compelling in his
excels in international litigation and arbitration matters in a range of energy-related matters including construction claims, tortious interference and trade secrets theft."Tom
also has been selected as a "Texas Super Lawyer" by a blue-ribbon panel of top Texas lawyers.Tom
also was described as a "litigator-of-choice for international conflicts" by The Houston Business Journal
Tom's international litigation and arbitration experience includes successfully prosecuting and defending claims involving offshore blowouts, tortious interference with contractual and prospective contractual relationships, construction claims, production sharing agreements, joint operating agreements, participation agreements, area of mutual interest agreements, transportation agreements, take or pay agreements, theft of technology and other trade secrets, insurance coverage, and other commercial disputes.Tom's
career covers a wide range of matters, and he
has tried cases or arbitrations under the applicable laws of Afghanistan, Belgium, China, Colombia, England, France, Germany, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Italy, Iraq, Kuwait, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkmenistan, most states within the U.S., Venezuela, and Yemen:
In addition to his
oil and gas work, Tom
has successfully prosecuted and defended numerous lawsuits involving breach of contract; Deceptive Trade Practice Act; fraud and securities fraud; antitrust; insurance coverage; defamation; trade disparagement; personal injury and wrongful death; UCC articles 2, 3, 4, and 9; corporate takeover; shareholder derivative; trademark, copyright, and patent infringement; and covenant not to compete and employment-related matters.Tom
is featured in Who's Who in America and Who's Who in American Law.He
is a featured speaker at conferences on international litigation and arbitration, including "The Asian M&A Forum 2005" held in Hong Kong and a conference on "Cross Border Arbitration and Litigation of Disputes in the 'Oil Patch'" held in Bangkok in 2006.He
is admitted to practice before numerous U.S. courts and has authored or co-authored several articles.He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the District of Columbia Bar, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, and the Houston, Chicago, and American Bar Associations.
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"We have had wonderful experiences working with Jones Day over the years," added Tom Bayko, "and feel that the combination of our established Houston practice and the resources of an international firm like Jones Day will be a tremendous asset to clients of both firms."
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