Gardere Promotes Four New Partners in Dallas, Houston

01 April 2016 News

Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is pleased to announce that Firm Attorneys Chris Deskin, Rick Jordan, Mike Seely and Glenn T. Singleton have been elected to partnership, effective April 1.

“These distinguished attorneys demonstrate integrity, expertise across a breadth of specialties, professional initiative and a dedication to providing our clients with exceptional service," says Gardere Chair Holland N. O'Neil. “We applaud their accomplishments and are honored to welcome them to the Firm’s partnership.”

Mr. Deskin is a tax attorney in the Firm’s Dallas office. He focuses his practice on trusts and estates, with an emphasis on estate planning and federal tax-related matters, business succession planning, marital property planning and asset protection planning. Mr. Deskin is a 2005 graduate of The University of Texas School of Law.

Mr. Jordan works in Gardere’s corporate practice group and splits his time between the Firm’s Dallas and Austin offices. He focuses his practice on venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, securities regulation and corporate governance. Mr. Jordan is a 2008 graduate of Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.

Mr. Seely is a trial attorney in Gardere’s Houston office. He represents both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of matters including complex commercial litigation, oilfield litigation, professional malpractice, real estate disputes, collection of unpaid invoices and promissory notes, and other business torts. Mr. Seely is a 2007 graduate of South Texas College of Law.

Mr. Singleton works in Gardere’s corporate practice group in Dallas. He focuses his practice on representing buyers, sellers, investors, fundless sponsors, joint ventures and other business entities in sophisticated debt and equity financings and other complex business transactions. Mr. Singleton is a 2007 graduate of University of Georgia School of Law.