Vinson & Elkins advised Goldman Sachs Renewable Power LLC, an investment vehicle launched by Goldman Sachs Asset Management in 2017, in a transaction to separate from the firm into a new, independent renewable energy company re-named MN8 Energy.
The National Black Lawyers recently named Vinson & Elkins partner Patrick Gadson and counsel Conrad Bolston to its list of Top 100 Black Lawyers in the U.S. Partner Quentin Smith and associates Markeya Brown, Shelby Hart-Armstrong and Paige Wright were named to the organization’s Top 40 Under 40 Black Lawyers list.
Vinson & Elkins advised Quantum Energy Partners and its portfolio company, Woodford Express Partners, LLC, in its entry into a definitive agreement for the sale of Woodford Express, LLC to Energy Transfer LP.
Through the Vinson & Elkins Scholars Program, seven outstanding graduating high school students in Texas recently were awarded $10,000 college scholarships.
Vinson & Elkins advised Sapphire Gas Solutions LLC, a Conroe, Texas-based natural gas solutions provider, in the acquisition of CLEANCOR Holdings LLC (“CLEANCOR”), from SEACOR Holdings Inc. CLEANCOR is a California-based service provider of compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas, renewable natural gas, and hydrogen solutions for industrial, commercial, transportation, and pipeline infrastructure customers across the United States.
Vinson & Elkins advised ioneer Ltd, an emerging lithium–boron supplier, in a binding offtake supply agreement with Ford Motor Company.
Since 2018, Vinson & Elkins has defended Texas Eastern Transmission, LP, a natural gas pipeline subsidiary of Enbridge Inc., against a complaint filed at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) by an offshore oil and natural gas producer. At each stage of the proceedings, Vinson & Elkins’ attorneys and the Enbridge in-house counsel secured victory on every claim raised by the complainant. Most recently, on July 15, 2022, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued a unanimous per curiam judgment upholding the Commission’s denial of the complaint.
Vinson & Elkins advised Barri Financial Group in connection with a definitive agreement under which Barri will merge with DolEx Dollar Express, Inc. to create a premier consumer financial services company.
Vinson & Elkins advised Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in connection with an underwritten public offering of 16,843,600 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $2.50 per share.
Vinson & Elkins partner Sarah Morgan has been selected by Texas Lawyer as a recipient of the 2022 “Most Effective Dealmaker” award. Partners Matt Dobbins, Danielle Patterson and Quentin Smith were selected as “On the Rise” recipients.
Vinson & Elkins advised StarRez and Vista Equity Partners in the acquisition of Residential Management Systems, Inc., the developer of the Mercury Residential Housing Platform.
Vinson & Elkins advised New Alternatives for Children, Inc., a group that helps some of New York City’s most vulnerable children, in connection with its relocation to a 60,000 square-foot space at 825 Seventh Ave., the redeveloped midtown office tower owned in joint venture by Edward J. Minskoff and Vornado Realty Trust.