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John Martin, Baker Botts

  • John Martin is the Partner-in-Charge of the Palo Alto, California, office for Baker Botts and a member of the firm’s executive committee. He also serves as the firmwide Technology Sector Chair. John’s 30 years of experience with Baker Botts have concentrated on mergers & acquisitions, capital markets, corporate governance, joint ventures, outsourcing transactions and general corporate matters.

    John has extensive experience in representing both purchasers and sellers in complex M&A transactions involving both public and private companies. He also helps clients structure and negotiate joint ventures, strategic alliances and other corporate partnering arrangements.

    In the capital markets area, John has represented issuers and underwriters in registered public offerings, including IPO and offerings by seasoned issuers. John has substantial experience with private equity and venture capital transactions.

    John also is a recognized leader in representing parties in complex sourcing and technology transactions, including BPO and ITO transactions.

    John regularly counsels both public and privately held clients regarding corporate governance and federal securities law. He also advises clients in transactions involving special board committees formed to deal with interested party or conflict of interest issues.