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 80 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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Gardere Partner Randy D. Gordon will be presenting at the upcoming XXXVII World Congress of the International Society for the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR) conference at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. Mr. Gordon will participate in the special workshop “Compassion and Legal Reasoning: A Multidisciplinary Workshop” on Thursday, July 30 and Friday, July 31. The workshop will feature a presentation and discussion of Mr. Gordon’s paper titled “Compassion and the Rhetoric of Rules,” where he demonstrates that legal decisions justified under a rule-proof paradigm are often unjust, even though the surface-level reasoning is rhetorically sound.
The theme for this year’s IVR conference will be “Law, Reason and Emotion.” This topic raises fundamental questions about the nature and purpose of law. While all legal systems claim to serve reason and justice, they must also recognize and respect the emotional basis of human society. This relationship between law, reason and emotion can be presented as a conflict, harmony or otherwise, but will always be present in legal discourse. Papers addressing this theme will reach all aspects of the philosophy of law and social philosophy.
For more information and to register for the event, click here.
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