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About Us

A Legacy of Championing Our Clients' Success

We are a world leading firm, representing clients who lead the world.

At Vinson & Elkins, our people are our strongest asset. Collaborating seamlessly across 12 offices worldwide, we provide outstanding client service. Our lawyers are committed to excellence, offering clients experience in handling their transactions, investments, projects and disputes across the globe.

We make the business of our clients our business, and are recognized professionals in key industries driving our global economy forward. Our market-leading approach comes from our experience — experience gained from representing entrepreneurial innovators in their most important deals and disputes for over 100 years. Our commitment to excellence, coupled with our commercial approach to solving problems, allows us to collaborate with clients to achieve results.

  • About Us Landing Page Community

    Connecting with our communities is an important aspect of our firm culture. V&E lawyers and staff across the globe volunteer at charitable organizations and contribute their time, finances, and personal efforts to make a positive impact on those in need.

  • Diversity & Inclusion

    With purposeful involvement from the top levels across our firm, V&E’s inclusion efforts are focused on meaningful solutions that allow us to attract and retain top quality talent.

  • About Us Pro Bono
    Pro Bono

    At V&E, our lawyers are guided by the principle that pro bono clients — like all of our clients — should be fully and effectively represented.

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    V&E Cares: Racial and Social Justice Initiatives

    As a firm, Vinson & Elkins stands in support of our Black attorneys and staff, and our communities that have been, and continue to be, deeply impacted by racial injustice and police brutality.

  • Women's Initiative

    V&E’s Women’s Initiative empowers our women lawyers to build path-breaking legal careers.

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    We are proud of our former lawyers and their varied and impressive accomplishments.

Our Firm

  • ~700
    Lawyers Around the Globe
  • 159
    Chambers Individual Lawyer Rankings in 2019
  • 500+
    Charitable and Arts Organizations Supported
  • 32K+
    2019 Pro Bono Hours Across Our Communities
  • Our History

    A century ago, two ambitious men from small towns in Texas came together to create a partnership that would endure for a hundred years and counting.

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