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The American Lawyer Profiles Vinson & Elkins' Record Financial Performance in 2023

The American Lawyer  has published a detailed analysis of Vinson & Elkins’ record financial year in 2023, including the reasons behind the firm’s strategic growth and its positive outlook for 2024.

Below is an excerpt of the article:

Despite growth in its lawyer head count and equity partner ranks, Houston-based Vinson & Elkins also improved its revenue per lawyer by 2.7% and its profits per equity partner by 3.6%.

Focused on strategic growth, watching expenses and benefiting from strong demand from clients across the energy sector, Vinson & Elkins posted a record year in 2023, topping the $1 billion revenue mark for the first time and growing profits by 9.5% even with higher head count.

“It was great for us to cross the billion-dollar revenue threshold,” said Keith Fullenweider, the Houston-founded firm’s chair. “At the same time, we’ve been very focused on growing in ways that are sustainable.”

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