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U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” 2018 Recognizes V&E with 21 Tier 1 National Rankings

Published: 11-06-2017

Vinson & Elkins is recognized as a national tier 1 law firm in 21 practice areas, with a total of 36 national rankings, in the 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” survey.

The firm was also selected as "Law Firm of the Year" for Energy Law. Only one law firm per legal practice area receives such a designation.

In addition, V&E is recognized as a tier 1 law firm in 64 practice areas across the Austin, Dallas, Houston, New York and Washington, D.C. metropolitan areas, with a total of 79 metropolitan rankings.

The methodology for the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® rankings involved a range of different quantitative and qualitative criteria, including several different survey instruments to garner feedback from clients and lawyers. Practice area rankings were produced both nationally and within metropolitan areas across the United States.

V&E is recognized nationally in the following practices:

Tier 1

  • Appellate Practice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Oil & Gas Law
  • Project Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Tax Law
  • Venture Capital Law

Tier 2

  • Antitrust Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • International Arbitration - Commercial
  • International Arbitration – Governmental
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - First Amendment
  • Litigation – Tax
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law

Tier 3

  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Patent Law

Media Contact

Darrin Schlegel Director of Communications

T +1.713.758.2171
dschlegel@velaw.com

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