C. Mark Baker


Arbitrator – Domestic, Arbitrator – International


Energy / Oil & Gas

Languages Spoken



1301 McKinney St., Suite 5100






United States



Organization/Company Name

Norton Rose Fulbright



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Mark Baker is Global Head of International Arbitration and a member of the Global Supervisory Board.
In addition to acting as lead Counsel in cases involving energy contracts, power purchase and sales agreements, construction contracts, project finance and development agreements, joint ventures and complex financial transactions, Mark has chaired, on average, eight international arbitration cases each year since 1998.

Mark was on the 2024 Panel – Mastering the Art of Advocacy: Strategies for Success in International Litigation and ADR - American Bar Association International Law Section: Houston Energy Conference.

Mark was selected as the 2024 Who’s Who Legal Highest Ranked Lawyer: Arbitration 2024 in association with GAR.

Mark was selected as the Lawdragon 500 Leading Global Litigators, 2023

Mark was selected as the 2023 Who’s Who Legal Thought Leader – Arbitration

Mark was selected in the 2023 Chambers USA, Nationwide: International Arbitration: Arbitrators and Chambers Global, USA: International Arbitration

Mark is the 2023 Legal 500 US, Hall of Fame and Recommended Lawyer, International Arbitration

Mark is described as the 2023 Legal 500 Latin America, Leading Lawyer and Recommended Lawyer, International Firms: International Arbitration

Mark was selected as the 2023 Legal 500 Latin America, Recommended Lawyer, City Focus – Houston

Mark was as the 2023 Top 10 Titans of International Arbitration: Key US Counsels Analysed

Mark is named Best Lawyers in America, selected by peers for recognition in International Arbitration, Commercial and Governmental, 30th Ed., The Best Lawyers in America, 2021 – 2023

Mark was reappointed to Grievance Hearing Panel of US Soccer, 2023

Mark was reappointed as a member of Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS), 2023

Mark was awarded and featured in the 2023 Benchmark Litigation Star in the US, “One of the Preeminent Litigation Practitioners in the US”, Benchmark Litigation, 16th Ed.

Mark was LACCA Approved, International Arbitration, Latin American Corporate Counsel Association and Latin Lawyer, 2022

Mark was honoured as Arbitration Practitioner of the Week, Jus Mundi, July 2022

Mark was nominated Best of the Best USA Expert Guide, Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, 2021

Commercial Arbitration Expert Guides, peer-nominated, Expert Guides, June 2021

Lawdragon Global Litigation 500, Lawdragon Inc., 2021

America\'s Most Honored Lawyers - Top 1% , 2016 – 2021

AV Preeminent Attorney - Judicial Edition, 2020 – 2021

AV Preeminent Lawyers.com, 2017 – 2021