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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AUSTIN/DALLAS/HOUSTON – Fifty-two lawyers at Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013, published by Woodward/White, Inc.
Austin office honorees include: Edward D. Burbach, administrative/regulatory law; and Mark Vane, government relations practice.
Dallas office honorees include: Val J. Albright, tax and tax law litigation & controversy; Mark W. Bayer, antitrust aitigation; Steven S. Camp, banking and finance law; Marshall J. Doke, Jr., commercial litigation; Michael J. Donohue, tax and tax law litigation & controversy; W. Robert Dyer, Jr., real estate law; Curtis L. Frisbie, Jr., antitrust litigation and commercial litigation; Jeffrey M. Gaba, environmental law; Kenneth R. Glaser, intellectual property and patent law litigation; Larry E. Glasgow, corporate law and mergers & acquisitions law; Lawrence B. Goldstein, corporate law; Stephen D. Good, tax law; Douglas D. Haloftis, employment law – management; Joe B. Harrison, commercial litigation, antitrust litigation, construction litigation, securities litigation and personal injury litigation defense; Jack W. Hawkins, trusts and estates; Marcus Helt, bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law; Carrie B. Hoffman, employment law – management and labor & employment litigation;Robert Hoffman, commercial litigation; Kevin L. Kelley, leisure and hospitality law and real estate law; Stephen A. McCartin, bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law and bankruptcy litigation; Cynthia Nelson, real estate law; Keith V. Novick, trusts and estates; Holland N. O'Neil, bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law and bankruptcy litigation; Alan J. Perkins, corporate law; Frances E. Phillips, environmental law and environmental litigation; Clifford J. Risman, leisure and hospitality law and real estate law; Richard M. Roberson, bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law and bankruptcy litigation; Deirdre B. Ruckman, bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law and bankruptcy litigation; Robert Sarfatis, corporate law; Larry Schoenbrun, corporate compliance law, corporate governance law, corporate law, leveraged buyouts and private equity law, mergers & acquisitions law and securities/capital markets law; John W. Slates, construction law; Richard A. Tulli, corporate law; and Peter S. Vogel, communications law and information technology law.
Houston office honorees include: Michael A. Abbott, employee benefits (ERISA) Law; Eric A. Blumrosen, corporate law; Geoffrey H. Bracken, oil & gas law; Robert W. Bramlette, real estate law; Allen B. Craig III, corporate law and tax law; Douglas K. Eyberg, corporate law; Richard O. Faulk, environmental litigation; Thomas A. Hagemann, white collar criminal defense, antitrust litigation and securities litigation; J. Palmer Hutcheson, construction litigation and mass tort titigation/class actions defense; Neil Martin, employment law – management; John P. Melko, bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law and bankruptcy litigation; John R. Pearson, admiralty & maritime law; Chris P. Perque, technology law; Lawrence J. Pirtle, trusts and estates; Frank Putman, corporate law; and N.L. Stevens III, corporate law.
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