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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Forty-three lawyers from the Austin, Dallas and Houston offices of Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, one of the Southwest's largest full-service law firms, were honored in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
Published by Woodward/White, Inc., Best Lawyers is widely regarded as the most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Selections are based on a rigorous evaluation process in which thousands of the country's top lawyers confidentially rate their professional peers. For the new U.S. edition, 3.9 million votes were cast on the legal abilities of other lawyers by attorneys in the same and related specialties.
Mark Vane of Gardere's Austin office was honored for his work in Government Relations.
This year's honorees in the Firm's Dallas office include: Val J. Albright, Litigation & Controversy-Tax and Tax Law; Mark W. Bayer, Litigation-Antitrust; Michael J. Donohue, Litigation & Controversy-Tax and Tax Law; Curtis L. Frisbie, Jr., Commercial Litigation and Litigation-Antitrust; Jeffrey M. Gaba, Environmental Law; Kenneth R. Glaser, Litigation-Intellectual Property and Patent Law; Lawrence E. Glasgow, Corporate Law and Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Lawrence B. Goldstein, Corporate Law; Stephen D. Good, Tax Law; Joe B. Harrison, Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Antitrust, Litigation-Construction, Litigation-Securities, and Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants; Jack W. Hawkins, Trusts and Estates; Marcus Helt, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Cym H. Lowell, Tax Law; Stephen A. McCartin, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation-Bankruptcy; Cindy Nelson, Real Estate Law; Holland N. O'Neil, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation-Bankruptcy; Keith V. Novick, Trusts and Estates; Alan J. Perkins, Corporate Law; Frances E. Phillips, Environmental Law and Litigation-Environmental; Richard M. Roberson, Litigation-Bankruptcy; Deirdre B. Ruckman, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation-Bankruptcy; Robert Sarfatis, Corporate Law; Larry L. Schoenbrun, Corporate Compliance Law, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, and Securities/Capital Markets Law; Richard A. Tulli, Corporate Law; and Peter S. Vogel, Communications Law and Information Technology Law.
This year's honorees in the Firm's Houston office include: Michael A. Abbott, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law; Geoffrey H. Bracken, Oil & Gas Law; Robert W. Bramlette, Real Estate Law; Michael P. Cash, Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Defendants, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Plaintiffs and Personal Injury Litigation; Allen B. Craig III, Corporate Law and Tax Law; Richard O. Faulk, Litigation-Environmental; Thomas A. Hagemann, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Litigation-Antitrust and Litigation-Securities; Mark R. Martin, Litigation & Controversy-Tax; Neil Martin, Employment Law-Management; William E. Matthews, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice Law-Defendants and Litigation-Securities; John P. Melko, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation-Bankruptcy; John R. Pearson, Admiralty & Maritime Law; Chris P. Perque, Technology Law; Lawrence J. Pirtle, Trusts and Estates; Frank M. Putman, Corporate Law; and N. L. Stevens III, Corporate Law.
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