AUSTIN – January 11 2004 – LAWFUEL – Best for law news – Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP has reached an agreement to provide legislative and regulatory services to the American Diabetes Association (ADA) on a pro bono basis during the 79th Regular Session of the Texas Legislature.
An experienced group of attorneys from the firm’s Legislative and Regulatory
Affairs practice group will provide no-cost counsel to the ADA in the group’
s continued efforts to improve services for public school students with
diabetes. Gardere is one of the Southwest’s largest full-service law firms,
providing business, government and legislative counsel to a national
“We are proud to be able to work on behalf of such an esteemed organization
as the American Diabetes Association,” says Gardere Managing Partner Steve
Good. “Our attorneys are looking forward to working on behalf of this very
worthy cause during the upcoming Legislative session.”
“The American Diabetes Association works extremely hard to win government
support for the fight against diabetes,” said Kim Yelkin, a partner in the
Gardere Austin office. “We are all eager to assist them in the work to be
done in Austin.”
Gardere’s Legislative and Regulatory Affairs practice is maintained by a
diverse group of attorneys from firm offices in Austin and Washington, D.C.
Members of the group represent numerous private corporations and public
entities affected by state and federal legislation and regulations.
The American Diabetes Association is the nation’s premier voluntary health
organization supporting diabetes research, information and advocacy.
The Association’s mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the
lives of all people affected by diabetes. Founded in 1940, the Association
provides services to hundreds of communities across the country. For more
information please call the American Diabetes Association at 1-800-DIABETES
(1-800-342-2383) or visit www.diabetes.org. Information from both these
sources is available in English and Spanish.
Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm, was founded in 1909 and is one
of the Southwest’s largest full-service law firms. With offices in Austin,
Dallas, Houston, Mexico City and Washington, D.C., Gardere provides legal
services to private and public companies and individuals in areas of
litigation, corporate, tax, environmental, labor and employment,
intellectual property and financial services.