Gardere Nabs Ex-Locke Lord Litigator Who Served Gov. Perry

By Jess Krochtengel (August 6, 2015, 7:12 PM EDT) -- A former Locke Lord LLP litigator who had a stint as former Texas Gov. Rick Perry's general counsel has joined Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, bringing broad litigation experience that includes representing financial institutions, securities broker-dealers, retailers, and life and health insurers.

David Cabrales joined as a partner on Monday and will work from Gardere's Dallas and Austin offices. He told Law360 he had realized he could bring clients a more competitive rate and face fewer conflicts by shifting to a Texas-based firm that did not have the overhead associated with national and international offices. Gardere's reputation as a "premier Texas-based law...

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