With its vibrant and entrepreneurial business environment, Austin is consistently regarded as one of the fastest growing and most desirable cities in the country. Vinson & Elkins' lawyers are well connected to the city’s many flourishing and diverse industries, especially the high-tech, life sciences, environmental, manufacturing, private equity, and venture capital sectors.
We offer legal services to a broad spectrum of local,
national, and international clients
helping them meet their business goals. With our experience and industry
knowledge, we approach the needs of clients in a collaborative, team manner.
Lawyers in V&E’s Austin office work in many of the firm’s
key practice groups, including Intellectual Property and Life Sciences, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Litigation, Environmental, Appellate,
and Regulatory. We represent clients in
a variety of areas, such as patent litigation, technology counseling, acquisitions
and divestitures, public and private offerings, and private equity/venture
Many of the lawyers in our Austin office have been
recognized as among the best in their fields in surveys by leading
publications, such as Legal 500 U.S., Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America, and Super Lawyers.
In addition to our commitment to client service, we
enthusiastically support community involvement and pro bono projects. Our lawyers
actively participate in nonprofit organizations, and we frequently partner with
other community groups to host events benefiting Central Texas. For more than a
decade, our lawyers have partnered with Volunteer Legal Services of Central
Texas to staff monthly legal advice clinics for low-income clients, and we are
five-time recipients of the nonprofit’s Pro
Bono Award. In addition, in 2014,
V&E received the Access to Justice Award for the Best Pro Bono Firm from American
Gateways for the firm’s commitment to work on asylum-related matters. We are committed
to making a difference in our community.