Baker Howry is an attorney in the Trial & Appellate Litigation practice of Jackson Walker’s Houston office.
In 2020 and 2021, she served as a summer associate at the firm, preparing memoranda involving CERCLA lessee liability and real estate foreclosure and working on internal contract documents regarding nurse practitioners and physician assistants. Prior to Jackson Walker, Baker worked in the Government Affairs office of the American Dental Association as the Lead Project Assistant for the Regulatory and Congressional Affairs team and as the ADPAC Senior Project Assistant. She also worked in the Washington, D.C. offices of Congressmen Lloyd Doggett (Texas) and Ben Ray Lujan and served as an intern for the Government Relations team of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
B.S., Health Promotion, University of Georgia
J.D., summa cum laude, South Texas College of Law Houston
- South Texas Law Review, Executive Editor
- Student Bar Association, Secretary and 1L Representative
- ABA Regional Arbitration Competition, Champions
- ABA National Arbitration Competition, Semi-Finalist
- University of Texas Judge John R. Brown Moot Court Tournament, 2021 Semi-Finalist
- CALI Award for Legal Research & Writing I; Comparative Law; Transactional Skills Real Estate
- Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch (Woodward/White Inc.), Appellate Practice, 2024
- Houston Young Lawyers Association (HYLA) Leadership Academy, Class of 2022-2023
September 18, 2023Podcasts
JW Fast Takes Podcast | ~9 minutes
In this episode, Baker Howry and Shannon Wright cover the rise of emojis, texts, and other modern modes of communication within the workplace and how these new communication styles are being interpreted by the courts.
August 17, 2023Attorney News
‘The Best Lawyers in America’ Honors 287 Jackson Walker Attorneys in 2024 Edition, Including 12 “Lawyers of the Year” and 80 “Ones to Watch”
The Best Lawyers in America has recognized 287 Jackson Walker attorneys across 5 offices and 82 specialty practice areas in its 2024 edition, including 12 Lawyers of the Year and 80 Ones to Watch. In this year’s guide, Jackson Walker saw the largest number of attorneys in the areas of Commercial Litigation (66 attorneys) and Real Estate Law (60 attorneys) and the addition of 35 attorneys as Best Lawyers.
March 30, 2023Insights
What’s in an Emoji? How Generational Differences in Communication Impact the Workplace and Can Increase Liability
By Baker Howry, Shannon Wright, and Jamila Brinson
To meme or not to meme, that is the question. With millennials comprising 35% of the workforce and Gen Z expected to reach 30% by 2030, the use of emojis, emoticons, and memes in the workplace is inevitable. This article provides an overview of what emojis mean for employers, including the potential for miscommunication, how courts have analyzed them, and key considerations for risk management.
November 17, 2022Newsletters
View Jackson Walker’s November 2022 Diversity & Inclusion Newsletter, Perspectives.
October 3, 2022Attorney News
This year, the firm proudly welcomes 18 law school graduates to expand our Bankruptcy, Restructuring, & Recovery, Corporate & Securities, Energy, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation (ERISA), Finance & Banking, Labor & Employment, Real Estate, and Trial & Appellate Litigation practices.