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 Women's Council recently hosted "The Legacy of Watergate: Ethics of Representing an Entity Under the Current Model Rules," a two-hour CLE program featuring former President Richard Nixon White House Counsel John W. Dean.
Held June 5 at the George W. Bush Institute at the George W. Bush Presidential Center, the program included "The Cancer on the Presidency," with Mr. Dean and Jim Robenalt, a partner with Thompson Hine LLP, examining cover-up crimes and activities, and analyzing them under the post-Watergate ethical rules and standards. Using Watergate as a case study and Mr. Dean as a fact witness, the duo explored the ethical duties of an attorney representing an organization when wrongdoing is uncovered.
"This program reminds lawyers everywhere of the professional bar's commitment to ethics following the disaster of Watergate," said Mr. Robenalt. He and Mr. Dean lauded Gardere’s Women's Council for its role in presenting the program. "We could not have been more impressed with the Firm, its clients and others who attended," they said. "The leaders of Gardere and their professionals obviously share this passion for ethics and clearly have assembled a team that is striving for excellence in all aspects of the practice of law."
June 17 marks the 42nd anniversary of the 1972 break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate office complex, which eventually led to the Aug. 8, 1974, resignation of President Nixon. For more information on "The Legacy of Watergate," please visit www.watergatecle.com.
"The Gardere Women's Council is thrilled that John Dean and Jim Robenalt joined us to present this program for the first time in Dallas,” said Partner Jane Fergason, chair of Gardere's Women's Council. "This CLE was not only interesting but it also yielded a fascinating peek into history."
The Gardere Women's Council, comprised of women partners and associates, works to support women's issues and related mentoring and business development efforts as well as various community and civic organizations. We encourage and support women's initiatives that extend beyond the office into the community. We also actively support community and business initiatives related to the advancement and support of women.
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