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.
Gardere attorneys, based in Texas and Mexico, have years of experience helping both public and private entities of all types and sizes with their international legal needs. We represent a wide range of clients, from U.S.-based startups to global Fortune 100s, and frequently handle in-bound and out-bound transactions, financing, regulatory, compliance and commercial matters. Many of our international clients are individuals and middle-market companies with sales of $50 million to $500 million, who rely on us to be their outside general counsel for day-to-day legal advice.
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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Partner James Cooper of Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP was honored by the Houston Bar Association with the prestigious President's Award during the HBA's Annual Dinner Meeting. Mr. Cooper received the honor based on his outstanding contribution to the local bar while serving as chair of the HBA Historical Committee.
With a history spanning more than 143 years, the HBA relies on the Historical Committee to research and preserve the rich history of the association and its members. During his tenure as chair, Mr. Cooper led the committee in preserving and expanding the HBA Living History Program by spearheading efforts to digitize existing interviews with prominent senior members of the HBA and expanding interviews to include noteworthy contemporary cases.
"I am honored to receive a President's Award for my work on the Historical Committee," remarked Mr. Cooper. "It is my great pleasure to be able to give back to the legal community through my service with the Houston Bar Association."
This is the second time Mr. Cooper has earned the President’s Award, having garnered the same honor in 2010 based on his service as co-chair of the HBA's Professionalism Committee. Mr. Cooper also received the 2012 Jim D. Bowmer Professionalism Award from the College of the State Bar of Texas based on his professionalism and strong legal ethics. Mr. Cooper is a partner in the Trial Group at Gardere and serves as co-chair of the Firm's Policyholder Specialty Practice Group.
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