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.
*Not admitted to practice law.
Commercial litigation attorney Rhonda Weiner represents both plaintiffs and defendants in high-dollar, complicated disputes, typically in the energy, banking and commercial industries. With a unique passion for and ability to handle complex subject matter and law, Rhonda excels in problematic cases that have no clear path on the front end. She has a knack for unscrambling and distilling even the most complicated and dense disputes in order to craft a straight-forward, comprehensible and compelling story for the judge, jury or arbitrator, as the case may be.
Coming from a scientific and technical background (biology and genetics research), Rhonda is unintimidated by difficult subject matter. In fact, that’s her bread and butter. She is highly experienced in oil and gas and contract interpretation disputes, as well as business torts, class actions, property interest, maritime, tortious interference, products liability, fraud and fiduciary disputes, among others. Rhonda also has significant experience representing clients in cross-border litigation disputes involving jurisdictional challenges, complex choice of law issues and parallel international proceedings.
Rhonda’s typical clients are multibillion-dollar enterprises with global operations requiring assistance with highly complex commercial litigation, or multimillion dollar entities that require her specialized skills.
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