Businesses of all types and sizes throughout the United States, Mexico and beyond bring their disputes to Gardere's litigation team and receive practical, responsive, boutique-style attention in return. Our clients have access to the firepower and value of a well-known and highly-regarded Firm's capabilities and interdisciplinary strengths.
Gardere has a national and international energy practice formed around our Energy Industry Team, which is a multidisciplinary group of approximately 60 attorneys with diverse backgrounds, experience and skills specific to the energy industry. Our team includes attorneys who have served as in-house counsel for major energy companies, providing a depth of insight into our clients' needs, issues and concerns. We understand and regularly practice in virtually every sector of the energy, and we represent a wide variety of industry participants from multinational corporations to individuals.
From our offices in the United States and Mexico, our International Practice helps clients operate in today’s global economy. We have more than 30 professionals operating as a boutique within an Am Law 200 law firm and are able to provide focused service with the resources of a large firm. We understand that clients who are engaged in the global marketplace need lawyers who can operate seamlessly across multiple jurisdictions. Our international experts are multi-lingual, are culturally fluent and intimately familiar with various legal systems across the world, especially those in Latin America. Whether you need help with commercial transactions, regulatory matters, customs and import regulations, immigration matters, M&A and joint ventures, international disputes, or international tax planning, Gardere’s international team is here to assist you.
We represent domestic and foreign private funds in all aspects of fund formation, fund operations, platform and add-on acquisitions, and portfolio company operations. Our team has a reputation for being the go-to-lawyers for private equity funds, hedge funds, venture capital funds and family offices. We are known for our vast deal experience, the efficient way we staff and manage our work, and the way we maintain our relationships. We get deals done with sophisticated, strategic, and practical advice tailored to the needs of our clients.
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At Gardere, our staff professionals comprise a unique team of individuals who are key to the success of the Firm. Core values of commitment, excellence and integrity, compliment attorney support in meeting client demands as well as creating a workplace of diversity.
Technology plays a vital role in the life of a Gardere staff professional. Training begins with new-hire orientation and continues with tenure. In-depth programs offer an opportunity to stay on top of state of the art technology. Training programs are customized to meet the various needs of the attorneys as well as the staff.
Gardere offers competitive compensation and benefits from back-up child and adult care to a rich retirement savings plan; from short-term disability with salary continuation to domestic partner health insurance; and from flexible spending accounts to health savings accounts. We value our staff professionals and are committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace. Since 2007, Gardere has been recognized by the American Heart Association as a Fit-Friendly Workplace.
Excellence is not only extraordinary at Gardere, it is our culture.
Gardere is an equal opportunity employer, values diversity and encourages applications from all individuals.
Having spent more than two decades at Gardere, it has been my pleasure to play an integral paralegal role supporting our attorneys in providing clients with quality legal representation on a large number of transactional matters ranging from general commercial real estate transactions to complex portfolio transactions. The challenging nature of our transactions provides a limitless opportunity to learn new things and actively assist in the resolution of complex legal issues as a valued team member.
Diane Bellah, Paralegal, Dallas
I enjoy working at Gardere because the job and work are interesting, challenging and rewarding. I work with a great group of professionals who encourage me to grow professionally, welcome my feedback, and regard me as an important member of the team. I feel respected and valued for what I bring to Gardere. At Gardere, we are all working toward a common goal of delivering excellent client service, and I am proud to be a part of the team.
Linda Beem-Burns, Secretary, Houston
In the five years that I have been with the Gardere family, my impression of the ideal job has been molded and solidified by the amazing culture and selfless camaraderie that is widespread throughout the Firm. With numerous opportunities for advancement and a wealth of accessible training tailored to each person, I consider ourselves to be amongst the most fortunate and well taken care of individuals in the field of law.
Joshua Story, Special Services Coordinator, Austin
I am very happy and excited to be part of the Gardere Team. I am enjoying the new challenges that I am facing. I have reached goals and objectives that I had never thought I could reach since we are in Mexico City. I value the team I work with very much. We have obtained a very important achievement as a firm in Mexico, and I am proud to say that I have made new friends in the U.S. I look forward to continue working with my new team in the U.S., and I am honored that they have made Mexico part of their family.
Lourdes Aguirre, Administrative Assistant, Mexico City
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