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Five Vinson & Elkins Lawyers Named to D Magazine’s 2024 Best Lawyers List

D Magazine has named five Vinson & Elkins attorneys to their 2024 Best Lawyers list.

According to D Magazine, those chosen as “best lawyers” are members of the legal community representing the people and institutions of Dallas with mastery and drive. Attorneys are peer-nominated on the basis that they offer unparalleled counsel in one of 40 categories.

The following attorneys are recognized:

Manuel Berrelez

Berrelez is a trial and regulatory enforcement lawyer who represents businesses and individuals in a wide range of litigation and investigation matters. His practice focuses on fraud and fiduciary duty claims, government and internal investigations, various regulatory and compliance matters, bankruptcy-related litigation and other complex business disputes.

John Grand

Grand’s corporate practice focuses primarily on private equity investments and mergers and acquisitions. He is experienced in advising clients in making energy investments in the upstream and midstream sectors.

George Kryder

Kryder’s practice involves a broad range of matters with particular emphasis on complex civil litigation, including lender liability, securities litigation, technology matters and the defense of professional liability claims involving attorneys, accountants and officers and directors.

David Peck

Peck works frequently with private equity clients, guiding them on the tax aspects of domestic and offshore fund formations and investment partnerships, as well as other transactions. His practice also includes a focus on mergers and acquisitions, including recapitalization, buyouts and joint venture transactions.

Bill Wallander

Wallander has led a robust restructuring practice with more than 25 years of experience. A complex commercial problem solver who knows his way around a courtroom, he has experience in all phases of distress including out-of-court workout and restructurings, distressed asset acquisitions and divestitures, distressed finance transactions, bankruptcy cases and litigation.

The complete “Best Lawyers in Dallas” list will be featured in the May 2024 issue of D Magazine.

About Vinson & Elkins
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