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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Atmos Energy Corp.'s Mid-Tex Division has named Gardere Environmental Partner Fran Phillips to its regional Customer Advisory Board in Dallas. The CAB provides community guidance about customer issues and market opportunities for Atmos Energy.
"As Atmos Energy continues its focus on customer service, Fran's skills will add to the CAB to help us continue to keep our promises to our customers," says Sandra Doyle, director of public affairs for the Mid-Tex Division.
In addition to her legal practice, Fran serves as the president of Keep Dallas Beautiful and is active in several community organizations, including the Dallas Opera, Dallas FORUM and International Women's Forum. She has received numerous honors, including a Bronze Medal for the Establishment of the EPA's Minority Business Enterprise Program, a Distinguished Government Service Award, the Arthur S. Flemming Award from George Washington University (one of 10 outstanding federal civil servants in the country) and the Ebby Rose of Distinction, which is presented to individuals who have improved the lives of others in the community.
The other CAB members are Lisa Bormaster, Denise Bunkley, Gary Cumbie, Charles Eisemann, Lois G. Finkelman, Daniel P. Lopez, Bob Morris, Grace McDermott, Rosa Navejar, Elzie Odom, Edna Pemberton, Angel Reyes III and Jennifer Sampson.
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