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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Texas Lawyer highlighted female law firm leaders in Texas. In the article, "The Secret is Out: Texas is Good for Women in Law and Leading Ladies," Texas Lawyer reported that women all over Texas have assumed leadership positions in firms and companies, despite the challenges they continue to face regarding gender differences in rain-making and perceptions of female attorneys by judges and juries. Gardere Chair Holland N. O'Neil and Austin Office Executive Partner Kimberly A. Yelkin were two of the women included on Texas Lawyers' list of women who have assumed leadership positions at their Firm.
Access to the full article can be found here.
Texas Lawyer also featured Ms. O'Neil in its article, "Leading Ladies: More Women are Running Large Law," stating that she is one of only five women in Texas who holds a top position at one of the state's largest firms. Nineteen of Texas' 25 largest firms shared data showing that overall women make up 30 percent of the firms: lawyers, 20 percent of the partners and 16 percent of the equity partners.
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