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 80 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 is one of the top legal lobbying teams in Texas according to Capitol Inside's recently released "2015 Texas Lobby Power Rankings." This listing marks the third consecutive time that the Austin-based publication has named Gardere one of the top two most powerful law firm lobby teams in the state.
"This is an incredibly strong showing by the team and a demonstration of the hard work and dedication we put forth to serving our client's needs," says Gardere Austin Office Executive Partner Kimberly A. Yelkin. "It is an honor for us to be recognized by Capitol Inside as being one of the best, most experienced and influential law firm lobbying groups in the state."
Capitol Inside is the go-to online publication for Texas political and legislative news. Gardere has earned a place on the publication’s coveted “Texas Lobby Power Rankings” each year since it debuted in 2003.
According to the publication, Gardere’s place near the top of the list was strengthened this year “after adding some muscle with the enlistment of Royce Poinsett.” Mr. Poinsett, who joined the Firm in December 2014, and Partner Mark Vane, a veteran lobbyist, both secured top 30 spots on Capitol Inside’s “Hired Guns” list, which identifies the top lobbyists in the state.
“We appreciate the recognition of the Gardere team, and we are glad we have the excellent, sophisticated clients that allow us to be successful on their behalf in the Texas Legislature,” says Mr. Vane.
Gardere's legal lobbying team is led by Ms. Yelkin and also includes Attorneys Dewey A. Brackin, Edward D. Burbach, Arthur Val Perkins, Nanette K. Beaird and Leslie Ritchie Robnett. In addition to being recognized by Capitol Inside, the team is consistently recognized by Texas Lawyer in its annual "Lobbying Scorecard."
Gardere's Austin-based Government Affairs Practice Group provides legislative, regulatory and legal representation services to private corporations and public entities that are facing issues before state governments. The team is made up of attorneys who have worked both inside and outside government, have extensive experience managing major state agencies, and have held top litigation, legislative and public policy positions.
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