BakerHostetler Adds Experienced Trial Lawyer to Growing Litigation Group

Press Releases / January 4, 2022

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Jan. 4, 2022 — BakerHostetler announces that Ali I. Haque has joined the firm as a partner in its Columbus office. He will be a member of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group.

Haque handles complex commercial litigation involving insurance, financial services, health care and employment matters. His practice also includes class action defense. Haque has represented clients in both trial and appellate cases throughout the United States, in both federal and state courts.

“Ali Haque has an outstanding reputation for defending clients in sophisticated cases. His trial experience makes Ali a valuable addition to our deep litigation bench,” said Ray Whitman, chair of BakerHostetler’s national Litigation Practice Group.

“We welcome Ali Haque to the Columbus office. Insurance and financial services are two key industries for the region, and Ali has deep connections and knowledge in both of these sectors. His arrival further strengthens our offerings in Columbus,” said Mark Hatcher, office managing partner for BakerHostetler’s Columbus office.

Haque earned a J.D. from The Ohio State University and a B.A. from Vassar College. He was recognized as a 40 Under 40 honoree by Columbus Business First and is a member of Columbus CEO’s Future 50.

“I am excited to be joining BakerHostetler. The firm has an outstanding reputation, particularly among its litigators. I look forward to working with talented colleagues in the litigation group as well as across the firm,” said Haque.

With nearly 400 litigators in offices coast to coast, BakerHostetler’s Litigation Practice Group represents market-leading clients in virtually every type of case and proceeding, nationally and around the world. The group’s roster of litigators includes former prosecutors, veteran civil trial lawyers and former enforcement officials from various government agencies. Recognized as a go-to law firm, commitment to client needs and tenacity, and named by BTI as “Most Feared in Litigation,” BakerHostetler’s Litigation Practice Group successfully protects clients in and out of the courtroom. For more information, visit

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With scores of highly ranked attorneys across multiple practice areas, BakerHostetler helps clients around the world address their most complex and critical business and regulatory issues, delivering sophisticated counsel and outstanding client service. The firm has six core practice groups – Business, Digital Assets and Data Management, Intellectual Property, Labor and Employment, Litigation, and Tax, comprised of more than 1,000 lawyers located coast to coast. For more information, visit


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