- 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 11 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.
Connecting with our communities is an important aspect of our firm culture. Vinson & Elkins lawyers and business professionals 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, Equity & Inclusion
With purposeful involvement from the top levels across our firm, Vinson & Elkins’ inclusion efforts are focused on meaningful solutions that allow us to attract and retain top quality talent.
- Sustainability at V&E
We understand Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) has no finish line. Our impact in our communities and the world is connected to our ability to deliver on ESG solutions for our clients and ourselves, and we look forward to continuing the work.
- V&E Cares: Racial and Social Justice Initiatives
As a firm, Vinson & Elkins stands in support of our attorneys and business professionals of color, and our diverse communities that have been, and continue to be, deeply impacted by racial injustice, police brutality, and hate crimes.
- Women's Initiative
Vinson & Elkins’ Women’s Initiative empowers our women lawyers to build path-breaking legal careers.
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- ~700Lawyers Around the Globe
- 211Chambers Individual Lawyer Rankings in 2022
- 500+Charitable and Arts Organizations Supported
- 22K+2021 Pro Bono Hours Across Our Communities
A Century in the MakingSee Our History
More than a century ago, William A. Vinson and James A. Elkins were brought together by a shared desire—to create an enduring partnership of outstanding professionals that clients could rely upon for their legal needs.