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V&E Announces New Leadership Roles in Shareholder Activism Practice, Corporate Department Published: 02-08-2018

Vinson & Elkins LLP announced today several new leadership appointments, including naming attorneys Lawrence Elbaum, Jeff Floyd, Patrick Gadson and Steve Gill as the senior leadership team of the firm’s Shareholder Activism practice.

Distinguished Antitrust Partners Hill Wellford and Darren Tucker Join V&E 02-01-2018

Highly regarded antitrust lawyers Hill Wellford and Darren Tucker have joined Vinson & Elkins as partners, bringing to the firm a combined four decades of government and private practice experience, with a focus on the technology, media, telecom, standard-setting, energy and pharmaceutical sectors.

Craig Margolis Named to Law360’s 2017 MVP List 12-18-2017

Vinson & Elkins partner Craig Margolis has been named one of Law360’s 2017 MVPs of the Year, for his successful representation of two major U.S. defense contractors accused of defrauding the federal government.

V&E Listed in Law Business Research’s GIR 100 2017 11-07-2017

Vinson & Elkins is among the firms included in the Global Investigations Review (GIR) 100 2017, an independent guide to the world’s best firms for international investigations. GIR 100 has listed V&E every year dating back to the inaugural guide in 2015.

KBR Defeats FCA Litigation at Fourth Circuit 08-07-2017

In a major win for Vinson & Elkins client KBR, Inc., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has rejected False Claims Act (FCA) litigation accusing KBR of overbilling the government for water purification services provided in Iraq.

KBR Wins Significant FCA Ruling at D.C. Circuit 02-20-2017

KBR recently won a significant victory at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, which rejected claims under the False Claims Act that the company overbilled the U.S. government for services provided in Iraq.

Former AUSA Michael S. Dry Joins V&E as Partner 01-08-2017

Michael S. Dry, a former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia and most recently the Deputy Chief of its Criminal Division, has joined Vinson & Elkins as a partner in the firm’s Government Investigations and White Collar Criminal Defense practice.

V&E Listed in Law Business Research’s 2016 GIR 100 10-04-2016

Vinson & Elkins is among the firms included in the 2016 Global Investigations Review (GIR) 100, an independent guide to the world’s best firms for international investigations.

Vinson & Elkins Named a 2016 “Litigation Powerhouse” by Law360 08-25-2016

Vinson & Elkins has been named a 2016 Litigation Powerhouse by Law360 in its inaugural ranking of the top firms in the U.S. for litigation. V&E is among the top 20 firms nationally Law360 recognized for securing “remarkable wins for their clients over the past year.”

California Federal Judge Blocks Illegal FBI Recordings In Criminal Antitrust Case 08-03-2016

A California federal judge has ruled that law enforcement officials illegally bugged the San Mateo County Courthouse and has barred prosecutors from using the recordings in the criminal bid rigging trial of a prominent San Francisco Bay Area real estate investor represented by Vinson & Elkins.

Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters) Recognizes 6 V&E Attorneys in 2016 Northern California Guide 07-08-2016

Super Lawyers has recognized six Vinson & Elkins attorneys in its 2016 Northern California guide. Five partners were named to the Super Lawyers list and another was named to the Rising Stars list.

Kent Piacenti Named Among “Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40” 06-24-2016

Vinson & Elkins associate Kent Piacenti has been named one of the National LGBT Bar Association’s “Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40.” The list recognizes the country’s most accomplished young LGBT legal professionals under the age of 40 who have distinguished themselves in their fields and have demonstrated a profound commitment to LGBT equality.  

Law360 Names Vinson & Elkins Partners Hilary Preston and Tirzah Lollar 2016 Rising Stars 05-03-2016

Law360 has named Vinson & Elkins partners Hilary Preston and Tirzah Lollar 2016 Rising Stars.

KBR Defeats FCA Litigation at Fourth Circuit 08-07-2017

In a major win for Vinson & Elkins client KBR, Inc., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has rejected False Claims Act (FCA) litigation accusing KBR of overbilling the government for water purification services provided in Iraq.

KBR Wins Significant FCA Ruling at D.C. Circuit 02-20-2017

KBR recently won a significant victory at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, which rejected claims under the False Claims Act that the company overbilled the U.S. government for services provided in Iraq.

California Federal Judge Blocks Illegal FBI Recordings In Criminal Antitrust Case 08-03-2016

A California federal judge has ruled that law enforcement officials illegally bugged the San Mateo County Courthouse and has barred prosecutors from using the recordings in the criminal bid rigging trial of a prominent San Francisco Bay Area real estate investor represented by Vinson & Elkins.

Distinguished Antitrust Partners Hill Wellford and Darren Tucker Join V&E 02-01-2018

Highly regarded antitrust lawyers Hill Wellford and Darren Tucker have joined Vinson & Elkins as partners, bringing to the firm a combined four decades of government and private practice experience, with a focus on the technology, media, telecom, standard-setting, energy and pharmaceutical sectors.

Former AUSA Michael S. Dry Joins V&E as Partner 01-08-2017

Michael S. Dry, a former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia and most recently the Deputy Chief of its Criminal Division, has joined Vinson & Elkins as a partner in the firm’s Government Investigations and White Collar Criminal Defense practice.

Craig Margolis Named to Law360’s 2017 MVP List 12-18-2017

Vinson & Elkins partner Craig Margolis has been named one of Law360’s 2017 MVPs of the Year, for his successful representation of two major U.S. defense contractors accused of defrauding the federal government.

V&E Listed in Law Business Research’s GIR 100 2017 11-07-2017

Vinson & Elkins is among the firms included in the Global Investigations Review (GIR) 100 2017, an independent guide to the world’s best firms for international investigations. GIR 100 has listed V&E every year dating back to the inaugural guide in 2015.

V&E Listed in Law Business Research’s 2016 GIR 100 10-04-2016

Vinson & Elkins is among the firms included in the 2016 Global Investigations Review (GIR) 100, an independent guide to the world’s best firms for international investigations.

Vinson & Elkins Named a 2016 “Litigation Powerhouse” by Law360 08-25-2016

Vinson & Elkins has been named a 2016 Litigation Powerhouse by Law360 in its inaugural ranking of the top firms in the U.S. for litigation. V&E is among the top 20 firms nationally Law360 recognized for securing “remarkable wins for their clients over the past year.”

Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters) Recognizes 6 V&E Attorneys in 2016 Northern California Guide 07-08-2016

Super Lawyers has recognized six Vinson & Elkins attorneys in its 2016 Northern California guide. Five partners were named to the Super Lawyers list and another was named to the Rising Stars list.

Kent Piacenti Named Among “Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40” 06-24-2016

Vinson & Elkins associate Kent Piacenti has been named one of the National LGBT Bar Association’s “Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40.” The list recognizes the country’s most accomplished young LGBT legal professionals under the age of 40 who have distinguished themselves in their fields and have demonstrated a profound commitment to LGBT equality.  

Law360 Names Vinson & Elkins Partners Hilary Preston and Tirzah Lollar 2016 Rising Stars 05-03-2016

Law360 has named Vinson & Elkins partners Hilary Preston and Tirzah Lollar 2016 Rising Stars.

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