Charles E. Meacham


Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP

Charlie Meacham, a bilingual and bicultural corporate lawyer born and raised in Caracas, advises clients with cross-border projects throughout the Americas. Charlie opened the Gardere office in Mexico City in 1992, and was the resident U.S. partner in charge until 1996. He advises clients doing or seeking to do business in Mexico and Latin America on how to structure investments and projects, including cross border joint ventures, public bids for infrastructure projects, acquisitions and divestitures and international contracting matters.

Charlie also represents Latin American and other foreign investors in the U.S., and advises clients worldwide on compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and other anti-corruption conventions. Clients rely on Charlie’s ability to quickly gain entrée and to navigate the business communities, governments and regulations of nations with emerging economies.

Charlie received his B.A. from The University of Texas at Austin and his J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law.