Scott M. Wornow joined Baker Botts L.L.P. today as a partner in the firm’s Corporate department. The firm cited Wornow’s “extensive corporate legal practice representing clients on technology, capital markets, securities and merger and acquisition matters” in their announcement of their new partner.
Wornow will be based in Palo Alto, California, extending Baker Botts’ global corporate practice to Silicon Valley and the West Coast.
“Scott’s knowledge of the high-tech industry and the complex issues that confront companies every day in our digital age, and his deep experience dealing with these issues throughout his career, enable him to provide thoughtful and comprehensive counsel to our clients,” said David Kirkland, the firm’s Corporate Department chair.
Prior to joining Baker Botts, Wornow was a partner at Goodwin Procter in the Silicon Valley and at Paul, Hastings in New York. He also served as executive vice president for legal and business affairs for interactive TV company OpenTV Corp., and as General Counsel and Chief Restructuring Officer at pioneering wireless company OmniSky Corp. He also helped found several technology companies.