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Recruiting, Retaining and Developing First-Class Talent

Vinson & Elkins is known as a thriving, international law firm with roots in the energy industry, but our “energy” reputation also has a broader meaning at V&E. We have some of the most dedicated, passionate, and energetic people you’ll meet. We hire the brightest talent from top schools across the globe, pay competitive compensation, and provide a great working environment. Our lawyers and professional staff are top notch, and V&E is a great place to start or grow your career.

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    Law Students

    We hire the best and the brightest graduates across our offices to help launch exceptional careers, serving our sophisticated client base.

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    Experienced Lawyers

    We offer experienced lawyers rewarding opportunities to become part of a unique, forward-thinking law firm. We look for lawyers who reflect our commitment to excellence, teamwork, and have the drive to succeed.

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    London Graduate Recruitment

    A law career in V&E’s London office represents an outstanding opportunity to fulfill your professional ambitions.

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    Judicial Clerks

    Experience as a judicial clerk is invaluable for new lawyers.  In each starting class of associates, we have lawyers who join us after serving clerkships in federal and state courts across the country.

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    Staff & Paralegals

    It’s no secret that Vinson & Elkins’ world-renowned lawyers are top-notch, but behind the scenes, our employees are no less than first rate!

  • Student Interns

    Internships, or on-the-job training, are a proven and successful way of mentoring and teaching students in order to help prepare them for a professional career.

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  • Shaping Future Generations

    “Over a half century’s time, awards and acknowledgements inevitably come, some simply as a matter of course. But, my proudest professional achievement remains having been selected as the Vinson & Elkins Distinguished Teaching Fellow.”

    Roy Ryden Anderson, Professor Emeritus of Law
    SMU Dedman School of Law
    V&E Distinguished Teaching Fellow 1993-2020