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 pleased to announce that Kim Yelkin, executive partner of Firm's Austin office, will chair the 2011 Austin Dress for Success Corporate Guild.
Today DFS Austin kicks off a recruiting drive to encourage companies across central Texas to join the corporate guild. DFS is a nonprofit organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women.
DFS' Corporate Guild's special appreciation event tonight at the new W Austin Hotel will thank corporate sponsors for their generosity and sign up new corporate members. DFS provides professional attire and a network of support and career development tools to help them thrive and take charge of their lives.
Ms. Yelkin is a founding member of the Austin DFS Corporate Guild. She and fellow Gardere Attorneys Nan Beaird and Leslie Robnett are committed not only to being leading lawyers in Austin, but also to being leaders who are actively involved in civic and community affairs.
"One suit can make an amazing difference in a woman's life," Ms. Yelkin says. "With a suit and career development services from Dress for Success, a woman can walk into an interview with confidence and take the first step towards economic independence. Gardere is a long-time supporter of the Corporate Guilds in Austin, Houston and Dallas. We are pleased to be involved with an organization that gives so much and allows our Firm and our members to give back to our community."
The goal of the corporate fundraising drive is to increase the Austin corporate guild membership to a minimum of 30 corporations that generate revenue of at least $50,000 per year. Achieving this annual monetary goal will allow DFS to be able to fulfill its mission of preparing more women for Austin's vibrant business community, and supporting them in their personal and career development.
Corporate Guild membership is available at two levels: $3,000 or $1,500. For more information in Austin, contact DFS Executive Director Judy Chambers at 512-389-3723 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dress for Success is an international not-for-profit organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Since starting operations in 1997, Dress for Success has expanded to more than 100 cities in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, the UK and the West Indies. To date, Dress for Success has helped more than 500,000 women work towards self-sufficiency. Visit www.dressforsuccess.org to learn more.
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