Baker Botts L.L.P.
  • Baker Botts is an international law firm with 700 lawyers and a network of 15 offices around the globe. Based on our broad experience and our in-depth knowledge of our clients’ industries, we are recognized as a leading firm in the energy, technology and life sciences sectors.

    Baker Botts has earned the privilege of working on some of the most fascinating and complex legal matters in the world. Throughout our 170-year history, we have provided creative and effective legal solutions for our clients while demonstrating an unrelenting commitment to excellence.

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All facets of estate planning and administration for clients with very high net worth, particularly designing, implementing and defending strategies to save federal gift and estate taxes, as well as strategies to transition ownership of family businesses and legacy properties from one generation to the next (or to charity)


Stephen is the chair of the private clients section of the tax department at Baker Botts. His practice emphasizes estate and business planning for high net worth individuals (many of whom have family-owned businesses), representation of fiduciaries and beneficiaries in estate and trust administration and representation of charities. The principal focus of his practice is the design, implementation and defense of advanced asset transfer and business succession strategies.

Mr. Dyer represents clients in Texas and throughout the country and is widely recognized for his work in transfers of hard-to-value assets, family limited partnerships, business valuation issues and family business succession planning.

Mr. Dyer’s educational background was focused on business and finance. Before becoming an attorney, he worked as an investment banker in mergers and acquisitions for Wasserstein Perella & Co., Inc.

Contact Baker Botts L.L.P.

Contact Baker Botts L.L.P.

Stephen T. Dyer
One Shell Plaza
910 Louisiana Street
Houston, Texas  77002-4995
Phone: 713.229.1204
Fax: 713.229.2804


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • Texas