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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Using eMediation will not eliminate eDiscovery disputes, but will most assuredly reduce the time, money, and energy of eDiscovery motion practice, says Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP Partner Peter Vogel. eMediation offers parties a means to have control over their cases in what is still a most unique manner.
In 1991, in my first speech about eDiscovery, I commented that every lawsuit had electronic evidence (eEvidence). A number of audience members informed me that I had no idea what I talking about. Fast forward more than 20 years, and it is an undeniable fact that every lawsuit has eEvidence. As a result, every trial lawyer is now required to understand eEvidence.
Not long before that 1991 speech, the Texas legislature enacted the Alternative Disputes Resolutions Act (1987) requiring trial lawyers to consider mediation to settle cases. The ADR Act was an attempt to get cases settled at the earliest point in time possible. Often an early adopter, I became a certified Mediator in 1990 and have mediated hundreds of cases — although originally in my areas of expertise, including computer software implementation disputes (often ERP projects), misappropriation of trade secrets, patent infringement, copyright infringement, and Internet eCommerce disputes. eMediation was not done in the 1990's as far as I know.
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