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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Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is proud to announce that Partner Fran Phillips has been elected as a board trustee for the Friends of the Dallas Public Library.
"The Dallas Public Library is a community treasure that brings the written word into our homes while sponsoring wonderful programs and presentations that help teach us about who we are, such as the Atmos Energy Discovery Wall for children. The Dallas Public Library is also home to one of the few remaining original broadside copies of the Declaration of Independence," says Ms. Phillips. "I am exceptionally honored to be working with a group that has become an indispensable part of our neighborhoods and our community."
Ms. Phillips is involved in other worthwhile community programs, including currently serving as president of the board of directors for Keep Dallas Beautiful. Her commitment to Keep Dallas Beautiful earned her the Ebby Rose of Distinction Award in 2007, which is presented annually to individuals who have exhibited, by deeds and actions, that they are an outstanding citizen who has improved the lives of others in the community.
She also serves as a trustee of the Dallas Opera, a member of the customer advisory board for Atmos Energy, and a trustee and board member for the Kilby Awards Foundation.
Ms. Phillips is a member of the Gardere Environmental Practice Group with a practice extending to all areas of environmental law and policy. Prior to joining Gardere, she worked with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for more than 15 years, including nine years as the Deputy Regional Administrator for Region 6 in Dallas.
"We are exceptionally proud to work alongside someone with Fran's passion and dedication," says Gardere Managing Partner Steve Good. "Those of us who also live in Dallas are very grateful to have her in our community, serving as our advocate, and helping to maintain our standing as a world class city."
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