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's Mexico office, Gardere, Arena y Asociados, recently was recognized in the Chambers Latin America 2015 legal directory as being a leading Latin American law firm for its work in Competition/Antitrust, Insurance and Tax law.
Additionally, Gardere, Arena y Asociados Executive Partner Roberto Arena and Partner Fernando Camarena were recognized individually for their Tax work. Clients told the publication that Mr. Arena is "a lawyer who understands the business," and that Mr. Camarena is "excellent for complicated matters." Partner Marco Nájera also was recognized individually for his work in both Competition/Antitrust and Insurance, described by clients as "a great lawyer who always brings great results."
"We are proud to be a full-service, cross-border law firm with an exceptional Latin America practice," says Gardere Partner Charles E. Meacham, who leads the Firm's International practice. "Our Mexico City office is consistently recognized for its energy, tax, corporate/M&A, real estate and insurance practice areas. Roberto, Fernando, Marco and each of our colleagues in this office are well-deserving of this recognition."
Gardere became one of the first U.S. law firms to establish a presence in Mexico City in 1992 and formed Gardere, Arena y Asociados, a joint venture with Arena y Asociados, in 1996. In 1998, Gardere became a founding member of the Latin American Network, a group of major law firms in North, Central and South America working together to share legal resources to meet client needs. In July of this year, Gardere announced an agreement with Arena y Asociados S.C., to combine all Mexico operations into Gardere, Arena y Asociados, making the firm a wholly owned subsidiary of Gardere (see Gardere's July 28, 2014 press release here).
Chambers Latin America is published annually by London-based Chambers & Partners, a leading publisher of legal directories. Firms and attorneys are selected based on interviews with thousands of clients, attorneys and third-party experts.
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