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The Legal 500 U.S. 2016 (Legalease, Ltd.) Ranks V&E in 35 Practice Areas, Recommends 57 Lawyers

Published: 06-15-2016

The Legal 500 U.S. has recognized Vinson & Elkins as a leading law firm in 35 categories and named three lawyers as “Leading Lawyers” in its 2016 guide. In total, 57 attorneys were recommended in the 2016 edition.

Jim Thompson, head of V&E's Global Litigation Department, has been named a “Leading Lawyer” in Energy: Litigation; John B. Connally IV, who co-heads the firm’s Energy Transactions/Projects group, has been named a “Leading Lawyer” in Energy Transactions: Oil and Gas; and Trina Chandler, co-head of the firm’s Energy Industry group, has been named a “Leading Lawyer” in Energy Transactions: Conventional Power.

V&E is also recognized as a Tier 1 firm nationally in Energy Transactions: Oil and Gas.

The Legal 500 series has been one of the largest legal referral guides for more than 20 years for commercial and private companies, corporate counsel, CEOs and professional advisers. The publication interviews in-house counsel and lawyers globally to compile its annual guides.

Following is a full list of V&E’s practice area rankings and lawyers recommended in each area:

Antitrust – Civil Litigation/Class Actions
Alden Atkins
James Reeder
Craig Seebald

Antitrust – Cartel
James Reeder
Craig Seebald

Dispute Resolution – Appellate – Supreme Court (Federal and State)
John Elwood
Thomas Leatherbury
Marie Yeates

Dispute Resolution – Appellate – Court of Appeals
John Elwood
Thomas Leatherbury
Marie Yeates

Dispute Resolution – General Commercial Disputes
Phillip Dye
Jim Thompson

Dispute Resolution – M&A Litigation – Defense
Michael Holmes
Jim Thompson
John Wander

Dispute Resolution – Securities Litigation – Defense
Michael Charlson
Michael Holmes
Jennifer Poppe
Clifford Thau
John Wander

Dispute Resolution – White-Collar Criminal Defense
Matt Jacobs
William Lawler
Craig Margolis
Craig Seebald

Finance - Capital Markets: Debt Offerings - Advice to Issuers
Alan Beck
Keith Fullenweider
David Oelman

Finance - Capital Markets: Debt Offerings - Advice to Managers
Alan Beck
Keith Fullenweider
David Oelman

Finance - Capital Markets: Equity Offerings - Advice to Issuers
Alan Beck
Keith Fullenweider
Mark Kelly
David Oelman
James Prince

Finance - Capital Markets: Equity Offerings - Advice to Managers
Alan Beck
Keith Fullenweider
Mark Kelly
David Oelman
James Prince

Finance - Capital Markets: High-Yield Debt Offerings - Advice to Issuers
Michael Harrington
Mark Kelly
Sarah Morgan
David Stone

Finance - Capital Markets: High-Yield Debt Offerings - Advice to Underwriters
Michael Harrington
Mark Kelly
Sarah Morgan
David Stone

Finance - Project Finance - Advice to Lender
Mark Brazzil
Katy Gottsponer
Kaam Sahely

Finance - Project Finance - Advice to Sponsor
Mark Brazzil
Katy Gottsponer
Kaam Sahely

Finance - Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy) – Corporate
Steven Abramowitz
William Wallander

Government – Government Contracts
Michael Charness
Daniel Graham
David Johnson
Craig Margolis

Industry Focus – Energy – Litigation
Michael Heidler
Guy Lipe
Thomas Leatherbury
Jim Thompson (Leading Lawyer)
John Wander
Marie Yeates

Industry Focus – Energy – Regulatory
John Decker
Anita Wilson

Industry Focus – Energy – Renewable/Alternative

Industry Focus – Energy Transactions – Conventional Power
Trina Chandler (Leading Lawyer)
John B. Connally IV
Keith Fullenweider
Bryan Loocke

Industry Focus – Energy Transactions – Oil and Gas
John B. Connally IV (Leading Lawyer)
Keith Fullenweider
Bryan Loocke
David Oelman

Industry Focus – Environment – Litigation
Kevin Gaynor
Larry Nettles

Industry Focus – Environment – Regulatory
Larry Nettles

Industry Focus – Environment – Transactional
Larry Nettles

Labor and Employment – Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation
David D'Alessandro
George Gerachis
Stephen Jacobson
Shane Tucker

M&A/Corporate and Commercial - M&A: Large Deals ($1 Billion-Plus)
John B. Connally IV
Keith Fullenweider

M&A/Corporate and Commercial – Private Equity Buyouts
Keith Fullenweider
John Grand
Bryan Loocke
David Oelman
David Wicklund

M&A/Corporate and Commercial - Venture Capital and Emerging Companies
Keith Fullenweider
John Grand
J Wesley Jones
David Oelman
William Volk

Real Estate and Construction – Construction (Including Construction Litigation)
Mark Brazzil
Ferguson McNiel
Kaam Sahely
Karen Smith

Real Estate and Construction – Real Estate
Randy Jurgensmeyer
Paul Martin
Russell Oshman
Sanford Weiner

Tax - International Tax
George Gerachis

Tax – US Taxes - Contentious
David Cole
George Gerachis

Tax – US Taxes – Non-Contentious
George Gerachis
John Lynch


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