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V&E Chairman Mark Kelly Named to 2017 NACD Directorship 100 Published: 11-28-2017

Vinson & Elkins Chairman Mark Kelly has been named to the NACD Directorship 100: Governance Professionals and Institutions list by the National Association of Corporate Directors for the third consecutive year.

V&E Earns Perfect Score on 2018 Human Rights Campaign Foundation Corporate Equality Index 11-09-2017

Vinson & Elkins has received a perfect score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index for the fourth consecutive year. Administered annually by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the Corporate Equality Index is a national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices pertinent to LGBTQ employees.

Beto Cardenas Named Among 2017 Top Latino Lawyers by Latino Leaders Magazine 11-07-2017

Vinson & Elkins counsel Beto Cardenas has been selected as a 2017 Top Latino Lawyer by Latino Leaders magazine. Honorees are recognized for their successful law practices, significant cases, professional activity and recognition and community involvement.

Vinson & Elkins Seeks Applicants for Diversity College Scholarships 03-20-2017

Vinson & Elkins is seeking applicants for its annual scholarships for high performing high school seniors of color in Texas. The scholarships provide each student $10,000 toward his or her college education, an internship opportunity at V&E and LSAT preparatory course reimbursement.

V&E Earns Perfect Score on 2017 Corporate Equality Index 12-06-2016

For the third consecutive year, Vinson & Elkins has received a perfect score of 100 on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administered annually by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. V&E is one of three Texas-based law firms to receive a top rating.

Working Mother and Flex-Time Lawyers Name V&E Among 2016 “50 Best Law Firms for Women” 07-26-2016

Working Mother magazine and Flex-Time Lawyers have once again named Vinson & Elkins as one of the “50 Best Law Firms for Women.” This is the seventh time V&E has been recognized for leading the industry in creating and using best practices to retain and promote women lawyers.

V&E Awards Scholarships to Diverse High School Graduates 06-03-2016

Vinson & Elkins’ Scholarship Committee has confirmed the selection of seven scholarship recipients for 2016.

Vinson & Elkins Opens in Taipei 05-16-2016

New office will focus on litigation and intellectual property matters. 

V&E Partner David Tsai Honored By California Legislature 05-09-2016

Vinson & Elkins partner David Tsai was honored on May 9 by the California State Assembly and Senate and the Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus as a recipient of the 2016 Heritage Award, for his contributions in the field of civil rights.

V&E Receives Military Spouse JD Network's Members' Choice Award 05-09-2016

The Military Spouse JD Network (MSJDN) has honored Vinson & Elkins LLP with the 2016 Members’ Choice Award, in recognition of the support the firm provides to military spouse attorneys.

Mingda Zhao Named 2016 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellow 03-17-2016

Vinson & Elkins has selected partner Mingda Zhao to participate in the 2016 Fellows Program for the Leadership Counsel on Legal Diversity.

V&E To Participate in Diversity Lab’s Women in Law Hackathon 03-11-2016

John Wander, managing partner of Vinson & Elkins’ Dallas office and head of the firm’s complex commercial litigation practice, will participate in the Women in Law Hackathon, a “Shark Tank” style pitch competition created by Diversity Lab in collaboration with Stanford Law School and Bloomberg Law.

V&E Seeks Applicants for Minority College Scholarships 02-09-2016

Vinson & Elkins is seeking applicants for its annual scholarships for high performing minority high school seniors in Texas. The scholarships provide each student $10,000 toward his or her college education, an internship opportunity at V&E and LSAT preparatory course reimbursement.

V&E Earns Another Perfect Score on 2016 Corporate Equality Index 11-18-2015

For the second consecutive year, Vinson & Elkins received a perfect score of 100 on the 2016 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administered annually by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

Vinson & Elkins Awarded 2015 Thomas L. Sager Award for South Region 10-05-2015

Vinson & Elkins has been awarded the 2015 Thomas L. Sager Award for the South Region by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. 

Vinson & Elkins Awards 30 Law Preview Diversity Scholarships 09-10-2015

For the eighth year, Vinson & Elkins awarded Law Preview Diversity Scholarships to students who are historically underrepresented in the legal profession — women, LGBT and racial and ethnic minority students.

Texas Lawyer Names Manuel Berrelez Among Its "Extraordinary Minorities" 08-28-2015

Texas Lawyerhas named Vinson & Elkins partner Manuel Berrelez to its 2015 list of “Extraordinary Minorities.”

Vinson & Elkins Shortlisted for 2015 Thomas L. Sager Award, South Region 08-27-2015

Vinson & Elkins has been selected as one of three finalists for the 2015 Thomas L. Sager Award for the South Region by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA).

Vinson & Elkins Receives “A” Grade in 2014 Law Firm Diversity Report Card 08-25-2015

For the third consecutive year, Vinson & Elkins has earned an “A” grade in the 2014 Law Firm Diversity Report Card issued in July 2015 by the Austin Minority Bar Association. The firm was graded for its exceptional minority recruitment, hiring, retention efforts and results. 

V&E Awards Seven Students 2015 Scholarships 06-29-2015

Vinson & Elkins’ Scholarship Committee confirmed the selection of seven scholarship recipients for 2015. Since the V&E Scholars Program began in 1990, the law firm has granted a total of 140 scholarships to Texas-area high school students.

Vinson & Elkins Awards Four Students 2015 Diversity Fellowships 04-03-2015

Vinson & Elkins has awarded four law students 2015 Diversity Fellowships. Recipients Felicia Alexander, Ijeamaka Obasi, Ellen Park and Kalyan Venkatraj were selected from nearly 100 candidates in the U.S.

Vinson & Elkins Seeks Applicants for Diversity College Scholarships 03-20-2017

Vinson & Elkins is seeking applicants for its annual scholarships for high performing high school seniors of color in Texas. The scholarships provide each student $10,000 toward his or her college education, an internship opportunity at V&E and LSAT preparatory course reimbursement.

V&E Awards Scholarships to Diverse High School Graduates 06-03-2016

Vinson & Elkins’ Scholarship Committee has confirmed the selection of seven scholarship recipients for 2016.

Vinson & Elkins Opens in Taipei 05-16-2016

New office will focus on litigation and intellectual property matters. 

Mingda Zhao Named 2016 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellow 03-17-2016

Vinson & Elkins has selected partner Mingda Zhao to participate in the 2016 Fellows Program for the Leadership Counsel on Legal Diversity.

V&E To Participate in Diversity Lab’s Women in Law Hackathon 03-11-2016

John Wander, managing partner of Vinson & Elkins’ Dallas office and head of the firm’s complex commercial litigation practice, will participate in the Women in Law Hackathon, a “Shark Tank” style pitch competition created by Diversity Lab in collaboration with Stanford Law School and Bloomberg Law.

V&E Seeks Applicants for Minority College Scholarships 02-09-2016

Vinson & Elkins is seeking applicants for its annual scholarships for high performing minority high school seniors in Texas. The scholarships provide each student $10,000 toward his or her college education, an internship opportunity at V&E and LSAT preparatory course reimbursement.

Vinson & Elkins Awards 30 Law Preview Diversity Scholarships 09-10-2015

For the eighth year, Vinson & Elkins awarded Law Preview Diversity Scholarships to students who are historically underrepresented in the legal profession — women, LGBT and racial and ethnic minority students.

V&E Awards Seven Students 2015 Scholarships 06-29-2015

Vinson & Elkins’ Scholarship Committee confirmed the selection of seven scholarship recipients for 2015. Since the V&E Scholars Program began in 1990, the law firm has granted a total of 140 scholarships to Texas-area high school students.

Vinson & Elkins Awards Four Students 2015 Diversity Fellowships 04-03-2015

Vinson & Elkins has awarded four law students 2015 Diversity Fellowships. Recipients Felicia Alexander, Ijeamaka Obasi, Ellen Park and Kalyan Venkatraj were selected from nearly 100 candidates in the U.S.

V&E Earns Perfect Score on 2018 Human Rights Campaign Foundation Corporate Equality Index 11-09-2017

Vinson & Elkins has received a perfect score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index for the fourth consecutive year. Administered annually by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the Corporate Equality Index is a national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices pertinent to LGBTQ employees.

Beto Cardenas Named Among 2017 Top Latino Lawyers by Latino Leaders Magazine 11-07-2017

Vinson & Elkins counsel Beto Cardenas has been selected as a 2017 Top Latino Lawyer by Latino Leaders magazine. Honorees are recognized for their successful law practices, significant cases, professional activity and recognition and community involvement.

V&E Earns Perfect Score on 2017 Corporate Equality Index 12-06-2016

For the third consecutive year, Vinson & Elkins has received a perfect score of 100 on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administered annually by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. V&E is one of three Texas-based law firms to receive a top rating.

Working Mother and Flex-Time Lawyers Name V&E Among 2016 “50 Best Law Firms for Women” 07-26-2016

Working Mother magazine and Flex-Time Lawyers have once again named Vinson & Elkins as one of the “50 Best Law Firms for Women.” This is the seventh time V&E has been recognized for leading the industry in creating and using best practices to retain and promote women lawyers.

V&E Partner David Tsai Honored By California Legislature 05-09-2016

Vinson & Elkins partner David Tsai was honored on May 9 by the California State Assembly and Senate and the Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus as a recipient of the 2016 Heritage Award, for his contributions in the field of civil rights.

V&E Receives Military Spouse JD Network's Members' Choice Award 05-09-2016

The Military Spouse JD Network (MSJDN) has honored Vinson & Elkins LLP with the 2016 Members’ Choice Award, in recognition of the support the firm provides to military spouse attorneys.

V&E Earns Another Perfect Score on 2016 Corporate Equality Index 11-18-2015

For the second consecutive year, Vinson & Elkins received a perfect score of 100 on the 2016 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administered annually by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

Vinson & Elkins Awarded 2015 Thomas L. Sager Award for South Region 10-05-2015

Vinson & Elkins has been awarded the 2015 Thomas L. Sager Award for the South Region by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. 

Texas Lawyer Names Manuel Berrelez Among Its "Extraordinary Minorities" 08-28-2015

Texas Lawyerhas named Vinson & Elkins partner Manuel Berrelez to its 2015 list of “Extraordinary Minorities.”

Vinson & Elkins Shortlisted for 2015 Thomas L. Sager Award, South Region 08-27-2015

Vinson & Elkins has been selected as one of three finalists for the 2015 Thomas L. Sager Award for the South Region by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA).

Vinson & Elkins Receives “A” Grade in 2014 Law Firm Diversity Report Card 08-25-2015

For the third consecutive year, Vinson & Elkins has earned an “A” grade in the 2014 Law Firm Diversity Report Card issued in July 2015 by the Austin Minority Bar Association. The firm was graded for its exceptional minority recruitment, hiring, retention efforts and results. 

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