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 Wynne Sewell LLP has been recognized among the top law firms in Texas, earning high rankings in Chambers USA's prestigious annual survey of the U.S. legal industry.
Gardere ranked among the nation's top business law firms for Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional) matters, and among the top business firms in Texas in nine practice areas highlighted in the Chambers USA Guide: America's Leading Business Lawyers 2010 survey. The Firm has been recognized for its work on behalf of clients in Antitrust, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Construction, Corporate/M&A, Environment, Insurance, Labor & Employment, Real Estate and Tax matters.
Additionally, 24 of the Firm's lawyers, representing 14 practice areas, were recognized among the best attorneys in Texas in their respective fields, including:
Antitrust, Curtis L. Frisbie Jr., Dallas; Randy D. Gordon, Dallas
Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Stephen McCartin, Dallas; John P. Melko, Houston; Holland N. O'Neil, Dallas; Richard M. Roberson, Dallas; Deirdre B. Ruckman, Dallas
Construction, D. Steven Henry, Dallas
Corporate/M&A, Larry Schoenbrun, Dallas
Environment, Richard O. Faulk, Houston; Frances E. Phillips, Dallas
Immigration, Irina Plumlee, Dallas
Insurance, James Cooper, Houston; John R. Pearson, Houston
Insurance: Regulation, Kimberly A. Yelkin, Austin
Intellectual Property, Steven E. Ross, Dallas
Labor & Employment, Ronald Gaswirth, Dallas; Neil Martin, Houston
Real Estate, Kevin L. Kelley, Dallas; Clifford J. Risman, Dallas
Tax, Allen B. Craig III, Houston
Tax: Litigation, Val J. Albright, Dallas; Cym H. Lowell, Dallas
Technology: Corporate & Commercial, Peter S. Vogel, Dallas
In addition to the Texas rankings, three partners received national recognition for their practices. Marshall J. Doke Jr., a partner in the Dallas office, was recognized for his work in Government Contracts, Clifford J. Rismanwas recognized for his work in Leisure & Hospitality, and N.L. "Larry" Stevens III, a partner in the Houston office, was singled out for his transactional work in Energy: Oil & Gas.
Complete rankings appear in Chambers USA Guide: America's Leading Business Lawyers 2010 and can be found online at http://www.chambersandpartners.com.
Published annually by London-based Chambers & Partners, the Chambers USA guide recognizes the top business law firms and leading individual attorneys in the United States. The firms and attorneys are selected for the merit-based listing based upon interviews with thousands of clients, attorneys and third-party experts across the U.S.
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