The Legal 500 United States has recognized Gardere's Real Estate and Corporate Practice Groups in its 2013 rankings.
In the area of real estate, The Legal 500 discusses Gardere’s "11 core partners in Houston and Dallas" being "particularly active in leasing and hospitality matters," specifically mentioning projects handled by Partners Kevin L. Kelley, George C. Dunlap Jr., Cynthia Nelson and Clifford J. Risman. The Legal 500 also mentions C. Scott Tuthill and Reuben D. Rosof's promotions to partner. The complete write-up for real estate can be found here.
The Legal 500 admires the work by Gardere's corporate lawyers, who "regularly handle mergers, acquisitions, and dispositions of businesses and assets for public and private companies, as well as private equity funds, venture capital groups and institutional lenders." The complete corporate write-up can be found here.