The Legal 500 U.S. 2018 (Legalease, Ltd.) Recognizes V&E in 43 Practice Areas, 80 Lawyers
The Legal 500 U.S. recommends Vinson & Elkins as a leading law firm in 43 categories and named five lawyers as “Leading Lawyers” in its 2018 guide. In total, 80 attorneys are recognized in the 2018 U.S. edition.
Jim Thompson, head of V&E’s Global Litigation Department, has been named a “Leading Lawyer” in Energy Litigation – Oil and Gas; John B. Connally IV, who co-heads the firm’s Energy Transactions/Projects group, has been named a “Leading Lawyer” in Energy Transactions: Oil and Gas; and Trina Chandler has been named a “Leading Lawyer” in Energy Transactions: Conventional Power. Jay Seegers and Anita Wilson are both listed as “Leading Lawyers” in Energy Regulatory: Oil and Gas.
V&E is once again a Tier 1 firm nationally in Energy Transactions: Oil and Gas and Energy Regulatory: Oil and Gas.
On the corporate side, Legal 500 notes that V&E “has the client base and extensive senior resources to handle multiple deals at any one time.” The firm’s litigation group is lauded for its “extraordinary service and sophisticated understanding of various industries.”
The Legal 500 Series has been one of the largest legal referral guides for more than 20 years for commercial and private companies, corporate counsel, CEOs and professional advisers. The publication interviews in-house counsel and lawyers globally to compile its annual guides.
Following is a full list of V&E’s practice area rankings and lawyers recommended in each area:
Antitrust – Merger Control
Industry Focus – Energy Regulatory – Conventional Power
Industry Focus – Environment – Regulatory
Industry Focus – Environment – Transactional
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