Gary Ewell’s 37 years of experience spans a wide range of subject matter areas, including antitrust, financial fraud, professional negligence, and energy regulation. For the past two decades, he has concentrated on securities-related matters, representing issuers, underwriters, investors, officers, and directors in investigations (conducted by special committees, governmental authorities, and regulatory agencies) and adversarial proceedings in the courts and before regulatory authorities. Mr. Ewell has served as lead trial counsel in corporate governance disputes, shareholder class actions, shareholder derivative actions, collateralized and derivative financial instrument litigation, and investigations of alleged Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations.
Mr. Ewell began with Vinson & Elkins in its Houston and Washington, D.C. offices. Following a brief stint as a refugee relief worker in Somalia, he moved to San Francisco to join Morrison & Foerster, then he founded a litigation boutique where he practiced for 18 years. In 2000, Mr. Ewell returned to Vinson & Elkins in Austin, serving from there as co-head of the firm’s Litigation Section. At EBBK, Mr. Ewell continues to represent individuals, small and mid-size corporations, and public companies nationwide in a variety of adversarial proceedings.
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Government Investigation and Enforcement
White Collar Defense
Named to Texas Super Lawyers by Thompson Reuters, as published in Texas Monthly, 2007-2008.
Recognized “Best in Business Law, Commercial Litigation” by the Austin Business Journal, 2003.
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Education The University of Texas J.D. 1978
Editor-in-Chief Texas Law Review
Brown University A.B. (Economics) 1975
Admissions Texas California Eastern District Court of Texas Northern District Court of Texas Western District Court of Texas Central District Court of California Eastern District of California Northern Eastern District of California Southern District Court of California District of Columbia District Court D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals United States Supreme Court