Vinson & Elkins’ Dallas office has grown to become one of the largest law offices in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, with more than 120 lawyers providing legal services to a broad spectrum of national and international clients. The Dallas office is home to many of the firm’s key practice groups and offers a full range of client services in transactional, litigation, and regulatory matters.
Dallas-area clients include some of the largest companies in Texas and a number
of Fortune 1000 companies. Lawyers in the
Dallas office are frequently recognized as among the best in their fields in
surveys by leading publications such as Chambers
USA, Legal 500 U.S.,U.S.
News – Best Lawyers®, Who’s Who Legal, Benchmark Litigation, and
V&E’s commitment to Dallas is reflected in our charitable
efforts, pro bono legal services, and
community involvement. The Dallas office
actively supports a number of local charitable organizations with both time
commitments from our lawyers and financial support, including Vogel Alcove, a
child care center for homeless children; the American Heart Association; the United
Way; Dallas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates); Ability Connection Texas
(ACT), which provides care and support to people with disabilities; Parent Project
Muscular Dystrophy; and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. In addition, V&E is proud to provide scholarships,
internships, and clerkships to deserving high school, college, and law students
in the Dallas area.
Pro bono work is an important
part of V&E's culture, and the Dallas office has a number of
active pro bono projects. In addition to numerous individual pro bono efforts, the lawyers in the Dallas
office have partnered with the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children to
represent families seeking to obtain guardianship over their incapacitated
adult children; Texas Appleseed to represent students in truancy cases; and the
Human Rights Initiative of North Texas to represent immigrants in asylum
Located in the heart of the city’s arts district, the Dallas
office is a committed patron of the arts. The Dallas lawyers serve on boards and committees for museums and
performing arts groups and have provided pro
bono legal representation to North Texas Public Broadcasting, Inc. (KERA) for
many years. The services provided to
KERA earned V&E the 2014 Obelisk Award in the Arts Partnership, which
recognizes outstanding contributions by businesses or business leaders to North
Texas arts and cultural organizations.