Vinson & Elkins

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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:
14 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

Key Contacts

Firm Rankings

Banking & Finance
Band 1

Capital Markets
Band 1

Commercial Litigation
Band 3

6.0

Competition/Antitrust
Band 3

6.0

Corporate/M&A
Band 1

Energy
Band 2

8.0

Environment
Band 1

IP
Band 4

4.0

IP: Patents: Contentious
Band 3

6.0

IP: Patents: Transactions
Band 3

6.0

Labour & Employment
Band 2

8.0

Litigation
Band 2

8.0

Real Estate
Band 1

9.0

Restructuring & Insolvency
Band 1

Tax
Band 1

TMT
Band 2

8.0

Lawyer Rankings

Articles

V&E’s Comprehensive Primer on Sustainable Finance

The amount of money invested in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) funds has increased exponentially in the past year, and as banks and investors increasingly turn their attention to ESG factors, companies are also increasing their focus on ESG. As part of this trend, ESG-type criteria are appearing with increasing prevalence in the bond and […]

28 Jul 2021
Comprehensive Primer on Sustainable Finance

The amount of money invested in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) funds has increased exponentially in the past year, and as banks and investors increasingly turn their attention to ESG factors, companies are also increasing their focus on ESG. As part of this trend, ESG-type criteria are appearing with increasing prevalence in the bond and […]

28 Jun 2021

Press Releases

Vinson & Elkins Named Energy M&A Legal Advisor of the Year

Vinson & Elkins has been named Energy M&A Legal Advisory Firm of the Year as part of Mergermarket’s inaugural North America M&A Awards. “Our rigorous judging process combined our market-leading U.S. and Canada league tables with expert judges combing through data to highlight the best of the best in the market,” said Thomas Davidson, editor at Acuris […]

01 Sep 2021
Carla Jordan-Detamore Receives Diversity & Inclusion Future Leader Award

Vinson & Elkins senior associate Carla Jordan-Detamore has been selected as Chambers’ Diversity & Inclusion Future Leader. Chambers’ Diversity & Inclusion Awards spotlight those who are paving the way in pro bono and corporate social responsibility and promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Jordan-Detamore was selected from a national pool of applicants, fifteen of which were shortlisted for […]

28 Jul 2021
Vinson & Elkins Named Energy M&A Legal Advisor of the Year

Vinson & Elkins has been named Energy M&A Legal Advisory Firm of the Year as part of Mergermarket’s inaugural North America M&A Awards. “Our rigorous judging process combined our market-leading U.S. and Canada league tables with expert judges combing through data to highlight the best of the best in the market,” said Thomas Davidson, editor at Acuris […]

28 Jun 2021
Vinson & Elkins Strengthens Tax Practice with Addition of Partner Ron G. Nardini in New York

Vinson & Elkins continued its strategic growth in New York with the addition of Ron G. Nardini as a partner in its global Tax practice. Nardini will lead the firm’s New York Tax practice, advising both domestic and international clients in transactional matters across a wide range of industries. “Ron is a talented, versatile tax […]

28 Jun 2021

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