Vinson & Elkins LLP

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Vinson & Elkins LLP

19 ranked departments 41 ranked lawyersContact information
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Firm profile for Global 2021

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This firm is also ranked in:

USA 2020 UK 2021 Latin America 2021

About

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Chairman: T Mark Kelly
Managing Partner: Scott Wulfe
Number of partners worldwide: 200 approximately
Number of lawyers worldwide: 720 approximately
Languages: Afrikaans, Arabic, Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin), Dutch, English, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Taiwanese, Turkish, Welsh

Firm Overview:
For more than a century, Vinson & Elkins lawyers have provided innovative business solutions for clients whose needs are as diverse as the entities they represent. In today’s challenging environment of global markets, volatile economies and complex human and environmental issues, its time-tested role as trusted adviser has become even more critical. Its lawyers’ experience, combined with the responsiveness and efficiencies of the firm’s global reach, enable Vinson & Elkins to serve clients from start-up, to the negotiating table and boardroom, before legislative and regulatory bodies, in the courtroom and beyond.

Main Areas of Practice:
11 offices worldwide allow Vinson & Elkins’ lawyers to work efficiently across time zones as well as with local lawyers in foreign jurisdictions to accomplish the client’s objectives. In addition to legal experience, the firm has strong personal relationships with business people and other professionals that offer significant benefits to the client, including broad experience in transactions spanning multiple jurisdictions, cultures and languages. The firm effectively guides its clients through a wide range of transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances, public and private offerings of securities in the developed and emerging capital markets, as well as development and financing of a variety of projects. Vinson & Elkins’ lawyers also know the importance of seeking proper protection against adverse developments and have handled many high-stakes international disputes. The firm’s international dispute resolution team engages in international arbitration under all leading institutional rules, as well as international civil litigation in US courts and in other jurisdictions. The firm’s lawyers work with their clients to develop effective solutions to the complex problems and unique challenges of international business.

Practice Areas:
■ Admiralty & Maritime
■ Antitrust
■ Appellate
■ Aviation & Airlines
■ Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical
■ Capital Markets & Securities
■ Clean Energy
■ Climate Change
■ Construction & Engineering
■ Corporate Governance & Compliance
■ Energy & Natural Resources
■ Energy Regulatory
■ Environmental
■ Executive Compensation & Benefits
■ Export Controls & Economic Sanctions
■ Finance
■ Government Contracts
■ Infrastructure
■ Intellectual Property
■ International Dispute Resolution
■ Labour & Employment
■ Litigation
■ Master Limited Partnerships
■ Mergers & Acquisitions
■ Mining & Minerals
■ National Security Review (CFIUS)
■ Private Equity
■ Project Finance & Development
■ Real Estate
■ REITS
■ Restructuring & Reorganisation
■ Securities Litigation & Enforcement
■ Tax
■ Technology
■ Telecommunications

Global

This firm is also ranked in:

USA 2020 UK 2021 Latin America 2021

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

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Ranked Departments

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Global-wide

Projects & Energy: Oil & Gas
Band 2
Iraq

General Business Law
Spotlight Table
Latin America-wide

Arbitration (International)
Band 5
UK

Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas
Band 2
Energy Sector (International & Cross-Border)
Band 2
Projects
Band 3

Ranked Lawyers

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Africa-wide

Projects & Energy


Alexander Msimang
Band 4
Global Market Leaders

Arbitration (International)


James L Loftis
Band 5
Iraq

General Business Law


Ahmed El-Gaili
Expertise based abroad
Christopher B Strong
Expertise based abroad
Latin America-wide

Arbitration (International)


Camilo Cardozo
Band 4
Jose F Sanchez
Up and Coming

Top Ranked Lawyers

Eminent Practitioners
Scott Neal WulfeCorporate/M&A (International & Cross-Border)
T Mark KellyCorporate/M&A (International & Cross-Border)
Band 1
David OelmanCapital Markets: Debt & Equity: Central United States
Alexander MsimangEnergy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas
Douglas S BlandEnergy: Oil & Gas (Transactional)
John B Connally IVEnergy: Oil & Gas (Transactional)
Band 2
Craig SeebaldAntitrust: Cartel
Douglas E McWilliamsCapital Markets: Debt & Equity: Central United States
Anita WilsonEnergy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation)
James D SeegersEnergy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation)
James L LoftisInternational Arbitration
Patrick K BreelandInvestment Funds: Investor Representation
Mark BrasherProjects: LNG
Band 3
Alan BeckCapital Markets: Debt & Equity: Central United States
James M PrinceCapital Markets: Debt & Equity: Central United States
Michael S TelleCapital Markets: Debt & Equity: Central United States
Ramey LayneCapital Markets: Debt & Equity: Central United States

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Saudi Arabia

Riyadh
UK

London
USA

Los Angeles
New York
Washington, DC
United Arab Emirates

Dubai

Ranked Offices

Head office

firm
Head office

1001 Fannin Street

Suite 2500

Houston

Texas

USA

TX 77002-6760

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