Manuel Berrelez Named a 2018 Top Latino Lawyer by Latino Leaders Magazine
Vinson & Elkins partner Manuel Berrelez has been selected as a 2018 Top Latino Lawyer by Latino Leaders magazine.
Berrelez is among just 62 lawyers nationwide recognized by Latino Leaders, from a pool of more than 600 nominations. Honorees are recognized for their successful law practices, significant cases, professional activity and recognition and community involvement.
Based in Dallas, Berrelez serves as the hiring partner for the firm’s local office and as a mentor to law students and junior lawyers. He is a leader of V&E’s Diversity Council and serves as a new parent mentor. Berrelez is an avid supporter of the arts and education and is a board member for Educate Dallas, The Dallas Winds, and the Dallas Hispanic Law Foundation. He also serves on the Law School Scholarship Committee for the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund and is an active member of the Dallas Hispanic Bar Association, the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, and the Yale Latino Alumni Association.
As a trial and regulatory enforcement lawyer, Berrelez focuses his practice on fraud and fiduciary duty claims, contract disputes, trade secret claims, oil field services litigation and other business torts. He has particular experience representing financial institutions and their directors and officers during all phases of regulatory investigation and enforcement proceedings.
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