Gardere Earns 2014 'Best Law Firms' National Rankings

Top Quote Gardere Wynne Sewell's Mass Tort Litigation/Class Action Defense practice earns a National Tier 1 ranking in the 2014 'Best Law Firms' report. End Quote
  • Dallas, TX (1888PressRelease) November 06, 2013 - Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is being recognized nationally by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® in the 2014 "Best Law Firms" report, receiving a National Tier 1 ranking for its Mass Tort Litigation/Defendants Class Action practice.

    The Firm received additional national recognition in the following practice areas: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor, Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Bankruptcy Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Construction Litigation; Corporate Law; Environmental Law; Environmental Litigation; Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Oil & Gas Law; Securities/Capital Markets Law; Securities Litigation; Tax Law; and Tax Litigation.

    "We are proud that our Firm is being honored nationally by such a prestigious publication," says Gardere Chair Holland N. O'Neil. "These rankings reflect our commitment to advancing the growth and successes of our clients and demonstrate our strength and experience across a broad spectrum of practice areas."

    Additionally, the Firm received Metropolitan rankings for the following 29 practice areas:

    Antitrust Litigation
    Administrative/Regulatory Law
    Banking and Finance Law
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    Bankruptcy Litigation
    Commercial Litigation
    Communications Law
    Construction Litigation
    Corporate Compliance Law
    Corporate Governance Law
    Corporate Law
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar
    Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
    Employment Law - Management
    Environmental Law
    Environmental Litigation
    Family Law
    Government Relations Practice
    Information Technology Law
    Intellectual Property Litigation
    Labor & Employment Litigation
    Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
    Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants
    Mergers & Acquisitions Law
    Oil & Gas Law
    Patent Law
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
    Real Estate Law
    Securities/Capital Markets Law
    Securities Litigation
    Tax Law
    Tax Litigation
    Technology Law
    Trusts & Estates Law

    The "Best Law Firms" list showcases more than 10,000 different law firms ranked nationally in one or more of 74 national legal practice areas. The metropolitan and state rankings include 120 separate practice areas. The 2014 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and number of client ballots. Additionally, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America®, which recognizes the top 4 percent of practicing attorneys in the United States.

    Gardere and other Firms that earned Tier 1 rankings will be featured in the first edition of the "Best Law Firms" Legal issue and in the "Best Law Firms" General Counsel Publication. The complete rankings are posted online at

    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 areas of corporate, private equity, litigation, energy, international, tax, real estate, financial services, government affairs, hospitality, intellectual property, labor and employment, and environmental.

    For more information, contact Ashley McNew at 214.999.4718 or amcnew ( @ ) gardere dot com.

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