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National Diversity Council Names Trina Chandler Among 2019 "Top 50 Women Lawyers"


Vinson & Elkins partner Trina Chandler has been named among the 2019 “Top 50 Women Lawyers” by the National Diversity Council.

On October 29, Chandler will be recognized at a Top Women Lawyers breakfast in Houston, honoring prominent leaders in the legal community that embody and champion diversity. The awards are part of the National Diversity Council’s Texas Legal Diversity Week, an annual event to provide resources for law firms to navigate the ever-changing landscape of diversity and cultivate workplaces that promote inclusion.

With more than 20 years of experience, Chandler is a nationally recognized energy M&A and transactions lawyer, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and finance transactions. She represents private equity firms, major energy and utility companies and financial institutions, including Riverstone Holdings, Morgan Stanley Infrastructure, AltaGas, Direct Energy, Itochu, Avenue Capital and Quantum, primarily in power, downstream, midstream, marketing and trading and other energy-related transactions.

Chandler is a member of V&E’s Management Committee, co-head of the firm’s Energy Industry group and Chair of the firm’s Women’s Initiative.

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