Baker Botts L.L.P.

Baker Botts is a full-service, leading international law firm, recognized for our understanding of the industries we serve.

Our firm has a long, distinguished tradition of service to our clients, tracing our history back to the 1840s. During the earliest days of Houston, Baker Botts represented the burgeoning industries of cotton merchants, brokers and railroads.

Today, Baker Botts has offices around the globe. Since the 1840s, we have served leading industries, organizations and individuals, while staying at the forefront of emerging technologies.

We have the experience, the knowledge and the people to solve our clients’ most significant legal challenges. For more than 170 years, we have demonstrated an unrelenting commitment to excellence.

Deeper Understanding. Better Solutions.


Private Clients, Estate Tax, Gift Tax, Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax, Tax Practice, Trust and Estate Administration


Estate and gift taxation, trust and estate administration and marital property issues


Ron Kesterson advises clients on a wide variety of matters, including estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax issues, trust and estate administration, marital property characterization issues and marital agreements.

Mr. Kesterson has extensive experience in the area of estate and gift taxation, especially for high net worth individuals, which has resulted in his having a great deal of interaction with the Internal Revenue Service on a range of transfer tax issues.

Contact Baker Botts L.L.P.

Ronald W. Kesterson
One Shell Plaza
910 Louisiana Street
Houston, Texas  77002-4995
Phone: 713.229.1282
Fax: 713.229.2782


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • Texas

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