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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MEXICO CITY - Gardere Wynne Sewell's Mexico City office, Gardere, Arena y Asociados S.C., has been named a leading tax law firm in Mexico by Tax Directors Handbook 2013.
The Tax Directors Handbook is a leading international tax guide that rates tax law firms by jurisdiction and analyzes their capabilities. The handbook describes the Firm's tax practice as offering advice on "all aspects of tax planning" and also as having "comprehensive litigation capabilities in the sector."
Gardere's Mexico City-based tax practice is led by Partners Roberto Arena and Fernando Camarena. The office, along with Mr. Arena and Mr. Camarena, also has been ranked for tax law by both Chambers Latin America: America's Leading Lawyers for Business and The Legal 500.
Mr. Arena has over 20 years of tax experience, including extensive experience in business and tax planning. He handles a wide range of income tax-related matters such as mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, and international inbound and outbound transactions. He also has experience in international tax planning, including the interpretation of treaties to avoid double taxation, and litigation-related matters.
Mr. Camarena's practice includes tax consultation and tax litigation. He has been involved in major business transactions representing Mexican and foreign clients. He also has handled tax suits, both local and federal, and he has helped major foreign and Mexican clients with their Mexico tax planning.
The Tax Directors Handbook is published by Legalease. To view the complete list of rankings, please visit their website at www.taxdirectorshandbook.com.
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