Firm Profile

Foley Gardere


2021 McKinney Avenue, Suite 1600
Dallas, TX 75201
United States
(214) 999.3000

Firm Details

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 approximately 250 attorneys based in three of the largest cities in Texas, as well as Colorado and 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.

Our attorneys are known for being the best practitioners in their fields. 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 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, which has been named a leader in client service by BTI Consulting Group. 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.



Claude Treece
Chief Executive Officer


  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (11 practices recognized) (2012)
  • Top 100 Verdicts of 2012, The National Law Journal
  • Healthcare and Life Sciences Deal of the Year (Over $100 Million), 7th Annual M&A Turnaround Awards
  • Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Contribution by an Intermediate-Sized Firm, Houston Bar Foundation
  • Best Law Firms published by U.S. News & World Report in conjunction with The Best Lawyers in America
  • 10th Annual Texas Lobby Power Rankings, Capitol Inside (second best in state) (2013)


Daniel L. Cohen
Michael H. Newman
Douglas K. Eyberg
Frances E. Phillips
John P. Melko
Financial Restructuring and Reorganization
Andre M. Szuwalski
Intellectual Property
Carrie B. Hoffman
Labor and Employment
Kimberly A. Yelkin
Legislative & Regulatory
Geoffrey H. Bracken
Scott L. Davis
Kevin L. Kelley
Real Estate
James Howard

Firm Practice Areas

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Advertising Law
  • Antitrust Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Arbitration
  • Aviation Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • 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
  • Food and Beverage Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Government Contracts
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Insurance Law
  • International Arbitration - Commercial
  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • 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
  • Mediation
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Natural Resources 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
  • 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

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México, D.F., Mexico

Torre Esmeralda II

Boulevard Manuel A. Camacho No. 36-1802

Lomas de Chapultepec

México, D.F. 11000


52 55 5 284 8540

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Denver, CO

600 Seventeenth Street, Suite 2020-S

Denver, CO 80202

United States

(720) 437.2000

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Austin, TX

One American Center, Suite 3000

600 Congress Avenue

Austin, TX 78701

United States

(512) 542.7000

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Dallas, TX

2021 McKinney Avenue, Suite 1600

Dallas, TX 75201

United States

(214) 999.3000

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Houston, TX

Wells Fargo Plaza, Suite 2000

1000 Louisiana Street

Houston, TX 77002-2099

United States

(713) 276.5500

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