Vinson & Elkins LLP

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Chairman: T Mark Kelly
Managing Partner: Scott Neal Wulfe
Number of partners worldwide: 200 approximately
Number of other lawyers worldwide: 720 approximately

Firm Overview:
For over 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, the firm’s time-tested role as trusted adviser has become even more critical. The firm’s lawyers’ extensive experience, combined with the responsiveness and efficiencies of the firm’s global reach, enables V&E to serve clients from start-up, to the negotiating table and boardroom, and before legislative and regulatory bodies in the courtroom and beyond.

Main Areas of Practice:
Core practice areas include: admiralty and maritime; antitrust; appellate; business transactions; capital markets and securities; climate change; condemnation and land use; construction; contracts; corporate governance and compliance; e-commerce/internet; executive compensation and benefits; employment, labor and OSHA; energy; environmental; finance; financial institutions; government contracts; infrastructure; intellectual property; international dispute resolution; litigation; mergers and acquisitions; oil and gas; outsourcing; private equity/venture capital; project finance and development; real estate; REITS; regulatory; restructuring and reorganization; securities litigation; structured finance; syndicated finance; tax; technology; telecommunications; and white-collar criminal defense.

International Work:
Vinson & Elkins’ 13 offices worldwide allow the firm’s 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, V&E 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 efficiently 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.

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. V&E’s lawyers work with their clients to develop effective solutions to the complex problems and unique challenges of international business.

Clients:

Since the firm was founded in 1917, it has attracted an outstanding and diverse group of lawyers who serve an international clientele. Clients include the governments of sovereign nations and of North American states, cities and municipalities, public and private companies, domestic and international financial institutions, new entities, joint ventures and project companies.

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Antitrust
Band 5
Environment
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Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
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New York

Bankruptcy/Restructuring: Highly Regarded
Band 1
Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded
Band 5
Real Estate: Mainly Dirt
Band 5

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California

Litigation: Securities


Michael L. Charlson
Band 4

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations


Matthew Jacobs
Band 3
District of Columbia

Antitrust


Darren Tucker
Band 5
Hill Wellford
Band 3

Antitrust: Litigation Specialists


Craig Seebald
Band 2

Environment


Kevin Gaynor
Senior Statespeople

Top Ranked Lawyers

Senior Statespeople
Kevin GaynorEnvironment
W. Carl JordanLabor & Employment
Harry M ReasonerLitigation: General Commercial
Eminent Practitioners
T Mark KellyCapital Markets: Debt & Equity
T Mark KellyCapital Markets: Debt & Equity: Central United States
Scott Neal WulfeCorporate/M&A
T Mark KellyCorporate/M&A
Band 1
William WallanderBankruptcy/Restructuring
David OelmanCapital Markets: Debt & Equity
David OelmanCapital Markets: Debt & Equity: Central United States
Keith FullenweiderCorporate/M&A
Paul R TobiasCorporate/M&A
David C D'AlessandroEmployee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Douglas S BlandEnergy: Oil & Gas (Transactional)
John B Connally IVEnergy: Oil & Gas (Transactional)
Keith FullenweiderEnergy: Oil & Gas (Transactional)
Eric GrotenEnvironment

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California, Los Angeles
California, San Francisco
District of Columbia
New York
Texas, Austin
Texas, Dallas

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1001 Fannin Street

Suite 2500

Houston

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USA

TX 77002-6760

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