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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Steve Good, managing partner of Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, presented the 2012 Donald C. McCleary Gardere Leadership Scholarship to Jennifer Staton on Wednesday, March 28 in The Pavilion at the Belo Mansion in Dallas.
The Donald C. McCleary Gardere Leadership Scholarship is awarded annually to a second-year student at the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in memory of former Gardere Managing Partner Don McCleary. Applicants must share information about their academics, leadership and character, and involvement with the law school and community. Honorees are those who have demonstrated leadership qualities consistent with the values embraced by Mr. McCleary.
Ms. Staton, this year's scholarship recipient, is in the top 10 percent of her law school class and is staff editor of the SMU Law Review in addition to serving as Vice President of Development for SMU Women in the Law and Director of Education and Programming for the SMU Health Law Association. She completed her undergraduate work at Duke University.
"Jennifer's involvement in her law school and the community is impressive," says Mr. Good. "Her academic success and proven leadership embody the spirit of Don McCleary. It is an honor to present her with this scholarship."
Mr. McCleary, who passed away in 1996, served as Gardere's managing partner from 1991 through 1995. His vision for Gardere included participation in local, state and national public affairs, humanitarian activities and pro bono work. He established many of the community outreach programs that have become a hallmark of the Firm, including the Annual Gardere MLK Jr. Oratory Competition, which celebrated its 20th anniversary in January.
For additional information please visit the Community page on gardere.com. Previous scholarship recipients include Tamara Bennett in 2011 and Rebekah Bailey in 2010.
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