Mark W. Bayer (Law, 1981), a partner in the Antitrust Specialty Practice Group of Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, was recently acknowledged by his peers in the legal industry by inclusion in two honors lists. Mr. Bayer has been included in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America and the 2014 list of Texas Super Lawyers. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice, and each year, no more than 5 percent of lawyers in Texas are chosen for Texas Super Lawyers.
Mr. Bayer has more than 30 years of major case litigation experience. His practice focuses on antitrust, securities, privacy, RICO, theft of trade secrets, intellectual property, class actions and other complex litigation. He has represented clients in a wide range of industries, including insurance, waste management, hospitality, health care, utilities, data aggregation, securities, financial services, manufacturing, telecommunications, advertising, energy and retail. He has appeared in state and federal courts in Texas and throughout the United States. He has also represented clients in connection with investigations by the Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Texas Attorney General. Mr. Bayer is also an experienced appellate lawyer, having handled and argued numerous state and federal court appeals in various appellate courts around the country. Mr. Bayer has been honored in various publications including not only The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White Inc.) and and Texas Super Lawyers (a Thomson Reuters business) but also Chambers USA: Americas Leading Lawyers for Business.
Jeffrey M. Gaba Law, 1976), a partner on an of counsel basis in the Environmental Practice Group of Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP and professor of law at Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, was recently included in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice. In addition to recognition by The Best Lawyers in America, he has been rated AV® Preeminent 5.0 by Martindale-Hubbell® PEER REVIEW RATINGS."
Mr. Gaba teaches courses on Environmental Law, Administrative Law, Regulation of Hazardous Substances, and Property, Land Use and Water Law. He has written extensively on environmental topics and is the author of numerous articles and books. He previously served for many years in the Office of General Counsel at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C.. Mr. Gaba holds degrees from the University of California, Santa Barbara (B.A. with high honors, 1972), Harvard University (M.P.H., 1989), and Columbia Law School (J.D., 1976).