Founded in 1909, Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is an Am Law 200 firm and one of the Southwest’s largest full-service law firms – with more than 230 attorneys serving clients from three of the largest cities in Texas and from Mexico, and covering more than 40 different areas of practice. We are noted for our commitment to client service and our ability to assist clients with their most complex and demanding legal and business challenges worldwide. By combining the comprehensive resources of a large firm with the specialized, boutique-like expertise of the lawyers in each of our practice areas, we have the unique capabilities and resources necessary to provide our clients with efficient, effective and quality legal counsel.

Several of our attorneys have been named among the best practitioners in their fields. Our highly skilled litigators have argued cases all the way to the Supreme Court, and our corporate representation extends to many Fortune 500 corporations as well as to middle-market public and private companies around the globe. One look at our all-encompassing areas of practice, our unrivaled roster of attorneys and our history of successes confirms that we are able to provide wide-ranging, unrivaled level of expertise in each area of law we practice.

But our overarching goal, and the barometer of the Firm’s success, is the level of service we provide to our clients. Client service, responsiveness and quality of work are fundamental to the success of our clients and the Firm. We strive to create and maintain relationships with our clients that go beyond just being their legal counsel ­– we work to become a strategic partner, integral to each client’s success.

Main Location

2021 McKinney Avenue, Suite 1600
Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: 214-999-3000
4 offices in 2 countries

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Fernando Camarena Cardona Fernando Camarena Cardona Gardere
Practicing in: Corporate and M&A Law
Practicing in: Corporate and M&A Law

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    "Top-Listed" State Awards
    "Top-Listed" in Texas in Leisure and Hospitality Law with 3 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" Metro Awards
    "Top-Listed" in Dallas, Texas in Leisure and Hospitality Law with 3 lawyers.

    "Top-Listed" State Awards
    "Top-Listed" in Texas in Leisure and Hospitality Law with 3 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" Metro Awards
    "Top-Listed" in Dallas, Texas in Leisure and Hospitality Law with 3 lawyers.


    Main Location

    2021 McKinney Avenue, Suite 1600
    Dallas, TX 75201
    Phone: 214-999-3000
    4 offices in 2 countries


    Chief Executive Officer


    Financial Restructuring and Reorganization
    Intellectual Property
    Labor and Employment
    Legislative & Regulatory
    Real Estate


    Partners: 130
    Of Counsel: 13
    Associates: 53
    Other Lawyers: 21
    Paralegals: 22
    Non-Legal Employees: 230
    International Partners: 4
    International Associates: 6
    International Non-Legal Employees: 11

    Practice Areas

    Administrative / Regulatory Law
    Admiralty and Maritime Law
    Advertising Law
    Antitrust Law
    Appellate Practice
    Attorneys General Law
    Aviation Law
    Banking and Finance Law
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    Biotechnology Law
    Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
    Chemical and Refining Law
    Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
    Commercial Litigation
    Communications Law
    Construction Law
    Copyright Law
    Corporate Governance Law
    Corporate Law
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar
    Economic Development Law
    Electronic Discovery and Information Management Law
    Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
    Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
    Employment Law - Management
    Energy Law
    Energy Regulatory Law
    Entertainment Law - Music
    Environmental Law
    Family Law
    FOIA/Public Information Act
    Food and Beverage Law
    Franchise Law
    Government Contracts
    Government Litigation and Litigation Avoidance
    Government Relations Practice
    Health Care Law
    Immigration Law
    Insurance Law
    International Arbitration - Commercial
    International Dispute Resolution
    International Law
    International Tax and Transfer Pricing
    International Trade and Finance Law
    Labor Law - Management
    Land Use and Zoning Law
    Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
    Legislative Law
    Leisure and Hospitality Law
    Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
    Litigation - Antitrust
    Litigation - Bankruptcy
    Litigation - Construction
    Litigation - Environmental
    Litigation - Insurance
    Litigation - Intellectual Property
    Litigation - Labor and Employment
    Litigation - Patent
    Litigation - Real Estate
    Litigation - Securities
    Litigation and Controversy - Tax
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
    Medicaid Fraud
    Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
    Municipal Law
    Natural Resources Law
    Non-Profit / Charities Law
    Oil and Gas Law
    Patent Law
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
    Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
    Project Finance Law
    Real Estate Law
    Reinsurance Law
    Retail Law
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
    Securitization and Structured Finance Law
    Tax Law
    Technology Law
    Trade Secrets Law
    Trademark Law
    Trusts and Estates
    Utilities Law
    Venture Capital Law
    Water Law