Gardere Names Five New Partners in Dallas, Houston

04 April 2014 News

Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is pleased to announce that Firm Attorneys Scott D. Ellis, Jason R. Fulmer, Jessica Glatzer Mason, Audrey Momanaee and James C. Scott have been admitted as partners effective April 1, 2014.

"These promotions reflect great individual success, while reinforcing their commitment to the Gardere team and to our clients," says Gardere Chair Holland N. O'Neil. "Each of these distinguished attorneys has demonstrated the ability to contribute substantially to the strategic objectives of their practice groups and the Firm. We are delighted to welcome them into our partnership and look forward to their continued growth as professionals and leaders."

Mr. Ellis is a litigation attorney in the Firm's Houston office, where he represents both plaintiffs and defendants in complex commercial, oil and gas, construction, real estate, products liability, consumer and general personal injury disputes. He is a 2006 graduate of the University of Houston Law Center.

Mr. Fulmer practices in Gardere's Intellectual Property Practice Group in Dallas. He represents clients in all aspects of intellectual property law, including preparation and prosecution of patent and trademark applications, patent litigation, trademarks and copyrights. He also is well-versed in domain name dispute resolution and arbitration. He is a 2001 graduate of the University of Arkansas School of Law.

Ms. Mason practices in Gardere's Labor and Employment Practice Group in Houston. She focuses on a variety of labor and employment and litigation matters, including matters at the pre-trial, trial and appellate levels, and she routinely advises clients on the Fair Labor Standards Act and Family and Medical Leave Act. Ms. Mason is a 2005 graduate of the University of Houston Law Center.

Ms. Momanaee practices in Gardere's Litigation Practice Group in Houston, where she focuses on commercial, oil and gas, insurance coverage, personal injury, ownership, shareholder, partnership and management disputes. Ms. Momanaee has experience in cases involving the sale of goods and services in the oilfield and pipeline services industry, including related contracts. In addition, Ms. Momanaee has experience in several internal investigations and patent infringement litigation cases. She is a 2006 graduate of The University of Texas School of Law.

Mr. Scott is a litigation attorney in the Firm's Dallas office. He has significant experience representing clients in complex business, financial, and oil and gas litigation in both federal and state courts. Mr. Scott has argued before the Texas Supreme Court and tried cases throughout Texas, ranging from business disputes to personal injuries. Mr. Scott is a 2006 graduate of the South Texas College of Law.

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