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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Once again, Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is recognized among the best law firms in the nation by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, earning national recognition for its work in the areas of Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional) and Leisure & Hospitality. In addition, Gardere Partners Marshall J. Doke Jr., Douglas K. Eyberg, Cynthia Nelson, Clifford J. Risman and N.L. "Larry" Stevens III earned individual national recognition by the publication.
"We are privileged to again be recognized by Chambers USA, one of the most prestigious guides to the nation’s best law firms," says Gardere Chair Holland N. O'Neil. "This recognition is a direct reflection of the hard work our attorneys put forth on behalf of our clients day in and day out. We are extremely honored that our clients recognize our efforts by providing such positive feedback to help us achieve this honor."
The Firm received recognition by Chambers USA for its work in Texas in the fields of Antitrust, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Corporate/M&A, Environment, Insurance, Labor & Employment, Litigation: General Commercial, Real Estate and Tax.
The following attorneys earned individual recognition for their outstanding work in Texas:
Val J. Albright - Tax: Litigation
Mark W. Bayer - Antitrust
James Cooper - Insurance
Allen B. Craig III - Tax
Scott D. Deatherage - Environment
Craig B. Florence - Litigation: General Commercial
Curtis L. Frisbie Jr. - Antitrust
Ronald M. Gaswirth - Labor & Employment
Randy D. Gordon - Antitrust
Kevin L. Kelley - Real Estate
Stephen A. McCartin - Bankruptcy/Restructuring
John P. Melko - Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Holland N. O'Neil - Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Alan J. Perkins - Corporate/M&A
Frances E. Phillips - Environment
Clifford J. Risman - Real Estate
Deirdre B. Ruckman - Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Peter S. Vogel - Technology: Corporate & Commercial
Catherine Webking - Energy: State Regulatory & Litigation (Electricity)
Kimberly A. Yelkin - Insurance: Regulation
Also earning Chambers USA recognition was Partner Richard M. Roberson. Mr. Roberson, who was recognized for his work in the area of Bankruptcy/Restructuring, recently passed away after battling illness.
Gardere is consistently recognized as a leading law firm in the Latin American market by Chambers: Latin America, with the 2014 guide highlighting the Firm for its work in Competition/Antitrust, Insurance, Real Estate and Tax. In addition, earlier this year, Dallas Partners Holland N. O'Neil, Frances E. Phillips and Deirdre B. Ruckman were named to the short list of nominees for Chambers USA Women in Law Awards 2014.
With more than 20 years of experience and 140 full-time researchers, Chambers and Partners is respected worldwide for its thorough guides to the legal profession. Chambers bases its rankings on thousands of phone interviews with attorneys and clients that identify those lawyers and law firms that demonstrated the top technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by clients.
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