Gardere Chair Holly O'Neil and Firm Partner Kevin Kelley Named to The Dallas 500

Top Quote Inaugural listing of The Dallas 500: The Most Powerful Business Leaders in Dallas-Fort Worth includes Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP's Holland O'Neil and Kevin Kelley. End Quote
  • Dallas, TX (1888PressRelease) November 04, 2015 - Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is pleased to announce that Gardere Chair Holland N. O'Neil and Real Estate Partner Kevin L. Kelley have been named to The Dallas 500: The Most Powerful Business Leaders in Dallas-Fort Worth. The list includes the most influential executives in more than 60 industries and business categories across North Texas.

    The Dallas 500 is produced by the editors of D CEO, and is a new and highly selective biographical database of the most influential Dallas-Fort Worth businesspeople, based on extensive contacts in local business circles, hundreds of interviews and months of research. In its first year, the publication provides an engaging, personal look at the professionals who have made Dallas-Fort Worth into a powerful economic force. The Dallas 500 will be honored at an exclusive publication release party on Nov. 5.

    Ms. O'Neil is a skilled financial restructuring and reorganization partner, focusing primarily on corporate restructurings. She is well-regarded in the bankruptcy bar among judges and financial and other advisors, and she is described by clients in the Chambers USA guide as "a top-notch lawyer," receiving praise for her courtroom presence and negotiating skills.

    Mr. Kelley is a veteran real estate lawyer who represents developers, owners, lenders and investors in real estate development, investment and financing in Texas and throughout the U.S. New clients often choose to work with Mr. Kelley after witnessing his work ethic and highly effective negotiation style on the other side of a transaction, appreciating his practical, accessible and reasonable approach.

    D CEO aims to build community among top North Texas executives through insightful, authoritative and provocative articles about local businesses and businesspeople. The publication covers emerging entrepreneurs and provides expert analysis with regular columns on key topics such as real estate, law, health care and technology.

    Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, an Am Law 200 firm founded in 1909 and one of the Southwest's largest full-service law firms, has offices in Austin, Dallas, Houston and Mexico City. Gardere provides legal services to private and public companies and individuals in the areas of aviation, chemical and refining, corporate, energy, environmental, financial restructuring and reorganization, government affairs, hospitality, insurance, intellectual property, international, labor and employment, litigation, manufacturing, maritime, private equity, real estate, retail, tax and technology law.

    For more information, visit, or contact Jennifer Dilworth at 214-999-4718 or jdilworth ( @ ) gardere dot com, or Connie Thompson at 214-999-4288 or cthompson ( @ ) gardere dot com.

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