SAN ANTONIO / FORT WORTH LAW FIRM

Patel Gaines
Attorneys at Law.

PATEL GAINES PARTNERS

Our Founders

As a pioneer of thinking outside the box, and building collaborative partnerships, Rahul B. Patel continuously finds new ways to break barriers in traditional service industries. In just five years, a go-getter mentality and strong emphasis on providing simple, fast, and deliberate litigation has resulted in Patel | Gaines expanding its core practice and marketing with offices in both San Antonio and Fort Worth. Click to Learn More about Rahul

Rahul B. Patel

Managing Partner

Named one of the Top 100 Lawyers in America, Grant M. Gaines has a fearless attitude and insightful knowledge of the transactional and litigious sides of the law which enhance his ability to successfully serve our clients in a diverse array of legal matters. With many years of practice in the legal, commercial, real estate, and municipal industries, Grant uses an aggressive approach and deep integrity to make him a zealous representative for his clients.

Grant Gaines

Partner

Rahul B. Patel

Managing Partner

Grant Gaines

Partner

More than JUST A LAW FIRM

Meet Our Team

A native of Fort Worth and a University of Texas School of Law alum, Luke Beshara is a partner at Patel | Gaines who uses his tenacity, diligence, and originality to support our clients’ best interests while striving to resolve the issues at hand in the most successful, timely, and cost-effective way possible. Education: University of Texas | Graduation Date: 05/2004 | Bar Card #: 24045492 | TX License Date: 11/05/2004

Lance H. “Luke” Beshara

Partner (FW)

With a strong foundation of legal and business experience, Drew Senulis represents his clients in a broad range of complex commercial real estate litigation and transactions. Notable Awards/Accolades: 2x Best SA Lawyer (publication)

Drew A. Senulis

Associate Attorney

Experienced in patent and trademark litigation, Jabbar Fahim effectively guides clients through complex legal issues in the practices of commercial real estate and commercial litigation.

Jabbar Fahim

Associate Attorney

A tenacity for the law and unparalleled ability to manage high-volume property tax litigation matters, Kathlyn Jones works with clients and opposing counsel on matters in the most complex cases.

Kathlyn Jones

Associate Attorney

Lance H. “Luke” Beshara

Partner (FW)

Drew A. Senulis

Associate Attorney

Jabbar Fahim

Associate Attorney

Kathlyn Jones

Associate Attorney

As our associate, Cyra works tirelessly to ensure the inner workings of the office run smoothly. With experience in franchise agreements and termination disputes, Cyra aides clients in a variety of commercial and commercial real estate litigation.

Cyra Dumitru

Associate

The lead attorney and manager of the employment-focused immigration division, Deepak Ahluwalia consults with corporations and clients on I-9 compliance and audits of the firm. Notable Awards/Accolades: 10 Under 10 Winner (St. Mary’s University Gold Council).

Deepak A. Ahluwalia

Of Counsel

As supervisor of all administrative affairs of the legal team since the beginning, Rachel Valdez is paramount to the firm’s success because of her commitment and responsibility of filing, coordinating, and managing case files.

Rachel M. Valdez

Chief Legal Officer

As head of our property tax team, Candy Rios helps streamline the firm’s property tax operations efficiently when drafting pleadings, reviewing case responses, and handling administrative responsibilities between clients as well as opposing counsel.

Candy Rios

Chief Operating Officer

Cyra Dumitru

Associate

Deepak A. Ahluwalia

Of Counsel

Rachel M. Valdez

Chief Legal Officer

Candy Rios

Chief Operating Officer

With a strong background and experience in finances, Taylor Gaines leads our accounting department by producing and maintaining budgets, forecasting, and managing bookkeeping.

Taylor Gaines

Chief Financial Officer

With a knack for creativity and an entrepreneurial mindset, Brooke Byrum leads the firm’s marketing department in branding strategies, content output, and graphic design.

Brooke Byrum

Chief Marketing Officer

An unparalleled work ethic that spans thirty years, Mary Rosales is truly invaluable to our firm with her attention to detail and extensive legal background while managing our business’s operations.

Mary Rosales

Director of Accounting

Known as the “gatekeeper” of information, Stefanie Martinez serves as the liaison between our attorneys, clients, and opposing counsels as well as assisting all other departments as necessary.

Stefanie Martinez

Operations Coordinator

Taylor Gaines

Chief Financial Officer

Brooke Byrum

Chief Marketing Officer

Mary Rosales

Director of Accounting

Stefanie Martinez

Operations Coordinator

As legal coordinator of our Fort Worth office, Stephanie Sharp handles and assists with all legal and administrative matters in our continuously growing office.

Stephanie Sharp

Operations Coordinator (FW)

As admin and event coordinator, Sarah organizes our firm-hosted events and assists with administrative matters in our office.

Sarah Odom

Administrative and Events Coordinator

Stephanie Sharp

Operations Coordinator (FW)

Sarah Odom

Administrative and Events Coordinator

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Patel | Gaines are an invaluable resource in the ever changing property tax climate. They were not afraid of going to trial and taking on the challenge. I would suggest their aggressive approach for anyone looking for exceptional representation.
Dennis Skelly
VP, Real Estate Operations Liberty property Trust
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