Nicole M. Gewinner is a business transactions
attorney. Her practice includes mergers and acquisitions, offerings of debt and
equity securities, corporate governance matters and general corporate law. She
has represented and advised clients in a number of diverse industries including
energy, communications and technology. Her practice includes both domestic and
international transactions and legal advice.
Ms. Gewinner is admitted to practice in Texas.
Sue Snyder represents companies with regard to
transactions in the domestic and international arena. She specializes in
companies involved in technology and energy with general corporate matters and
also provides advice for companies sending people, products and monies in the international
arena. Ms. Snyder's experience spans regulatory and permitting issues; international
legislation; drafting multilateral country agreements; tariff and trade
matters; establishing international public/private partnerships; and handling
policy issues regarding business and environmental matters in various
Ms. Snyder has extensive experience in negotiating
with governments around the world regarding incentives, legislation, joint
endeavors, standards and trade matters. Her international work includes
engaging in matters with the World Trade Organization (WTO), World Customs Organization
(WCO), World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO), United Nations, World Economic
Forum (WEF), and others. Ms. Snyder's work has encompassed the following countries
and regions: Europe, China, Japan, Korea,
Taiwan, Singapore, India,
Russia, Brazil, Africa, Mexico and many others.
Ms. Snyder also has worked extensively in
international trade matters including expansion and construction of the
Information Technology Agreement. She frequently assists on advisory committees
regarding trade matters and guidance.
Before joining the firm, Ms. Snyder served as Vice
President of International Policy and Relations and Executive Legal Counsel for
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. While at Advanced Micro Devices, Ms. Snyder worked
to create a new department for international policy and relations. The
department conducted numerous engagements with governments and entities in over
twenty countries. She also worked extensively on a wide variety of corporate
matters including international transactions, environmental, legislative,
policy and trade matters while there.
Prior to Advanced Micro Devices, Ms. Snyder worked as
a private practice attorney at Vinson & Elkins, where her practice
concentrated on environmental, health, and safety matters, including complex administrative,
enforcement, and permitting actions. Ms. Snyder also was involved in toxic tort
litigation involving environmental matters.
Ms. Snyder is admitted to practice in Texas.