DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, an Am Law 200 firm, is pleased to announce that Kimberly Mabel, Elliot Strader and Luke Wohlford have been named as partners, effective immediately. All three attorneys are litigators located in the Dallas office.
“We are excited to promote these seasoned trial lawyers into the partnership,” said Holland N. O’Neil, chair of the board of directors at Gardere. “Their commitment to obtaining the best outcome for our clients emulates the core values of a Gardere partner. We are confident they will continue to excel in the future.”
An experienced trial and appellate attorney, Mabel focuses on complex commercial litigation, arbitration and bad faith litigation, as well as insurance coverage and subrogation disputes. Her clients range from small entities to Fortune 50 companies. Mabel has extensive experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in federal and state courts, and also in arbitrations throughout the U.S.
Known for resolving complex, high-stakes commercial disputes, Strader is one of the firm’s premier trial attorneys. Through summary judgment, trial or on appeal, Strader has secured favorable outcomes for his clients in both state and federal courts. He has extensive experience defending and prosecuting claims involving construction defects, premises liability, securities fraud, wrongful termination, partnership disputes, oil and gas, and government contracts, as well as environmental contamination under CERCLA (Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act).
Wohlford is an experienced litigator who represents individuals and businesses in all facets of highly contested commercial disputes. He handles a wide variety of commercial litigation cases in both state and federal district courts, focusing mostly on fiduciary duty, business torts, complex contract disputes and antitrust. He frequently serves as appellate counsel for his clients, handling post-trial briefings and appeals.
Gardere’s litigation team represents businesses worldwide in the energy, financial, insurance, technology, real estate, health care, hospitality and manufacturing industries.