Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP (Gardere) announces they have been selected as U.S. legal counsel for the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA), an organization focused on accelerating the growth of the global semiconductor industry.
Gardere offers GSA a full range of legal services including antitrust, trademarks and international activities.
GSA conducted an exhaustive search of legal firms around the country before selecting Gardere as its counsel. They chose Gardere based on its expertise in technology-related law and intellectual property issues.
Randy Gordon will serve as the General Counsel to GSA and will attend board meetings in this role. Gordon is a partner at Gardere and is a member of the firm’s Trial Section and Antitrust Group. His practice is focused on complex litigation, principally in the areas of antitrust and competition law, with secondary emphases on RICO, securities and intellectual property.
“This collaboration gives GSA the legal counsel and perspectives it needs to broaden and enhance value and resources to our organization and members,” said Jodi Shelton, co-founder and executive director of GSA. “Gardere is an ideal firm based on their experience in the technology sector.”
“We look forward to a long-term and rewarding partnership with GSA and its members,” added Gordon. “Our organizations will work closely on a wide range of activities to demonstrate our mutual interests and to support the semiconductor industry.”
About Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP (gardere.com), 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 and Mexico City, Gardere provides legal services to private and public companies and individuals in areas of energy, litigation, corporate, tax, environmental, labor and employment, governmental affairs, intellectual property, technology and financial services.
The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) mission is to accelerate the growth and increase the return on invested capital of the global semiconductor industry by fostering a more effective fabless ecosystem through collaboration, integration and innovation. It addresses the challenges within the supply chain including IP, EDA/design, wafer manufacturing, test and packaging to enable industry-wide solutions. Providing a platform for meaningful global collaboration, the Alliance identifies and articulates market opportunities, encourages and supports entrepreneurship, and provides members with comprehensive and unique market intelligence. Members include companies throughout the supply chain representing 25 countries across the globe.