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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Efficient and effective supply networks deliver on the promise of high-quality products and excellent customer service – significant success factors for leading companies. Strategic partnerships with manufacturers, distributors, suppliers and carriers form “value chains” providing competitive leverage and increasing business profitability and shareholder value.
When supply network management is viewed through the lens of critical legal issues and “best in class” legal solutions, businesses benefit through enhanced control over costs and risks, and they become aligned across all supply network partners.
With deep resources and a wide geographic net, Gardere’s global supply network industry group is comprised of a cross-disciplinary team of professionals with decades of experience assisting clients in implementing effective supply chain strategies.
Global supply network management is fundamentally rooted in strong, clear and enforceable contractual relationships. At the core of these relationships are the client’s relationship values as reflected in its culture and identified by its brand. This values-based approach normally includes sensitivity to visibility of data while maintaining appropriate levels of protection; well-defined statements of work; optimal enforceability of performance standards and protocol for measurement of performance standards; identification of tangible remedies commensurate with triggering contractual events; and flexibility to respond to change consistent with operating realities with minimal business disruption.
We have structured various models for facilitating and, in many cases, handling clients’ supply network legal needs, including contractual arrangements for research, design and development; creation, protection and use of customer data, know-how and other intellectual property, information technology and business methods; licensing, franchising and related business models; sourcing, purchasing and supply; logistics and transportation; regulatory compliance; financing and risk management; export controls, trade compliance and import relief; public procurement; and dispute resolution.
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