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 is proud to announce the election of Steven Lockhart, Peter Loh, Samantha Trahan and Jeremy Williams as partners in the Firm, effective April 1, 2010.
"These are bright, highly skilled lawyers who have worked hard to achieve this goal," says Gardere Managing Partner Steve Good. "We're proud that they have chosen to accept this new role within our Firm."
Steven Lockhart is a partner in Gardere's Trial section. He represents a variety of clients in complex commercial and tort litigation arising from banking, corporate, construction, franchise, intellectual property and real estate disputes. His practice focuses on the representation of banks and other financial institutions. Mr. Lockhart practices in the Firm's Dallas office.
Peter Loh is a partner in Gardere's Trial section. His practice is focused on complex commercial litigation representing corporations and other businesses principally in the areas of intellectual property (cybersquatting, copyright and trademark), computer technology disputes, trade secret misappropriation, products liability and class actions. Mr. Loh has represented both defendants and plaintiffs in state and federal courts in and outside of Texas. Mr. Loh practices in the Firm's Dallas office.
Samantha Trahan is a partner in Gardere's Trial section. She handles all aspects of insurance coverage matters, including pre-loss policy review, preparation of coverage opinions and litigation over disputed claims. Her litigation practice also involves music copyright infringement claims and contractual disputes. Beyond litigation, Ms. Trahan counsels clients on a variety of business matters such as corporate due diligence projects for mergers and acquisitions, locating historical insurance policies and reviewing overall contracting practices for unsuspected business risks. Ms. Trahan practices in the Firm's Houston office.
Jeremy Williams is a partner in Gardere's Trial section. He represents clients in complex tort and commercial litigation arising from corporate transactions, technology, insurance coverage and reinsurance disputes, commercial mortgage-backed securities claims, toxic torts and personal injury claims. His practice includes the representation of both plaintiffs and defendants, with particular emphasis on finding solutions that support his clients' business goals. Mr. Williams practices in the Firm's Dallas office.
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