Energy lawyers remain hot in the Texas lateral hiring market, with Am Law 100 firms Baker Botts and Baker & Hostetler each hiring a lawyer working in the energy sector.

Caldwell Boudreaux Lefler partner Michelle Boudreaux joined Baker Botts on Monday as a partner in the energy projects and transactions section of the global projects department in Houston, while energy litigator Ryan Pittman joined Baker & Hostetler on July 25 as a partner in the litigation practice group and the energy industry team in Houston. He moved to Houston from Tulsa, where he was a partner at GableGotwals.