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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Crescent Real Estate Holdings LLC broke ground on the long-awaited $225 million tower at McKinney & Olive, with Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP set to be the anchor tenant upon completion in the fall of 2016.
Being constructed at 2021 McKinney Avenue, next to The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas, the 20-story McKinney & Olive tower will be a LEED Gold Certified, Class AA structure. The building will feature 480,000 square feet of luxury office space along with 50,000 square feet of retail space, including three restaurants, a ground-level piazza, a fitness center, a Concierge Level rooftop garden and a conference center.
"With the conveniences of dynamic Uptown, state-of-the-art interior and architecture, and numerous efficiencies, the McKinney & Olive tower will allow us to accommodate our continued growth while providing a highly efficient, modern environment in which to serve our clients," says Gardere Chair Holland N. O'Neil. "We are excited to be a part of Crescent's newest development and to be breaking ground on our Firm's future Dallas home."
McKinney & Olive is designed by famed architect César Pelli of Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects. Mr. Pelli is known for designing some of the world's most architecturally compelling urban landmarks, including the Petronas Twin Towers in Malaysia and the World Financial Center complex in lower Manhattan.
Gardere finalized the 15-year, 109,000 square-foot lease with Crescent Real Estate Holdings in April and is set to occupy floors 9 through 12 of the new building by late 2016, with highly visible signage on the building. This move coincides with the expiration of the Firm's 26-year lease at Thanksgiving Tower. Gardere was represented by Jeff Ellerman and Phil Puckett of CBRE.
About Crescent Real Estate Holdings LLC
Crescent Real Estate Holdings LLC, headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, is a fully-integrated real estate company owned by Barclays Capital and Goff Capital. Through its subsidiaries, Crescent manages and develops premier, Class A office buildings. Crescent also holds investments in resort residential developments in locations such as Scottsdale, Vail Valley, and Lake Tahoe; a luxury hotel, The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas; and the wellness lifestyle leader, Canyon Ranch®. For more information, visit Crescent's Web site at www.crescent.com.
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