Vinson & Elkins Promotes 8 To Counsel
Vinson & Elkins has named eight new counsel. The promotions span four offices and five practice areas, including: appellate; complex commercial litigation; employment, labor and OSHA; finance; and mergers & acquisitions and capital markets.
are pleased to announce the promotion of this talented and deserving group of
attorneys,” said Alan Beck, Chairman of V&E’s Counsel Admission Committee.
“They have made significant contributions to the firm and we look forward to
their continued success.”
following lawyers were promoted from senior associate to counsel:
Antos-Fallon, Complex Commercial Litigation, New York: Focuses on commercial
disputes and securities litigation in federal and state court, as well as
internal investigations, and counsels clients in connection with regulatory
investigations and inquiries by the SEC, FINRA and other agencies.
Bielby, Finance, Dallas: Represents commercial banks, private equity firms,
other institutional investors and public and private borrowers in connection
with senior secured credit facilities and mezzanine, second lien and other
hybrid debt facilities in a variety of industries.
Brown, Mergers and Acquisitions and Capital Markets, Houston: Focuses on
corporate finance and securities law, including securities offerings, private
equity, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate representation.
Ho, Employment, Labor & OSHA, Houston: Advises and represents employers on
all aspects of employment and labor law in business transactions, day-to-day
operations, administrative law proceedings and litigation, including issues
relating to internal investigations, transnational employee mobility,
protection of trade secrets, restrictive covenants, whistleblower protections,
anti-discrimination, leaves and wage and hour laws.
Johnson, Appellate, Washington, D.C.: Represents clients in appellate
litigation, previously serving in the Appellate Section of the U.S. Department
of Justice’s Criminal Division and as a law clerk for Judge Nancy Gertner
(District of Massachusetts), Judge David S. Tatel (D.C. Circuit) and Justice
Ruth Bader Ginsburg (U.S. Supreme Court).
Leu, Complex Commercial Litigation, Dallas: Focuses on professional liability,
bankruptcy litigation and the representation of financial institutions and
their executives in civil, administrative and regulatory disputes.
Mitchell, Complex Commercial Litigation, Dallas: Represents companies in
complex commercial litigation, with significant experience representing
policyholders with respect to insurance coverage and indemnification matters,
including advising on the insurance aspects of corporate transactions and ways
to enhance coverage in connection with policy placements and policy renewals.
Vaala, Complex Commercial Litigation, Washington, D.C.: Represents companies
and individuals in a variety of proceedings and areas with an emphasis on
competition matters, including multijurisdictional antitrust investigations,
class action defense, grand jury proceedings and government investigations,
trade secret matters and antitrust matters involving intellectual property.