Vinson & Elkins represents a broad range of companies and individuals before the Supreme Court, with innovative strategy, compelling advocacy, and a relentless determination to win. We leverage deep experience gained in government service and private practice to create efficient and effective appellate solutions.
V&E partners have argued
numerous cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, virtually every federal court of
appeals, and many state appellate courts. Led by a former Assistant to the U.S.
Solicitor General and current adviser to the UVA Supreme Court Litigation
Clinic, our team represents clients on a broad range of issues, focusing
particularly on cases involving energy, environmental, and administrative law; the
First Amendment, separation of powers, and other areas of constitutional law; the
False Claims Act and government contracts; and white collar criminal defense.
can step in to an existing appeal at a moment’s notice, or shepherd a case from
the complaint all the way to the Supreme Court, providing seamless integration
with trial teams and bringing our senior attorneys’ decades of experience to
bear on every matter. In
addition to party litigation, our lawyers author amicus briefs, engage the
White House and federal agencies, and provide constitutional and regulatory
counseling. Our lawyers closely monitor new rules issued by executive agencies
and matters pending before U.S. Supreme Court. V&E's Appellate team is widely
recognized for its unique experience and regular publication of a leading
insiders’ guide to matters the Court is considering for review. This broad
situational awareness yields a fresh perspective, providing clients with
innovative and informed legal advice on matters of critical importance to