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The Legal 500 U.S. 2021 (Legalease, Ltd.) Recognizes Vinson & Elkins in 41 Practice Categories, 118 Lawyers Recommended

The Legal 500 U.S. 2021 (Legalease, Ltd.) Recognizes Vinson & Elkins in 41 Practice Categories, 118 Lawyers Recommended Background Image

The Legal 500 U.S. recommended Vinson & Elkins as a leading law firm in 41 categories. In total, 118 attorneys are recognized in the 2021 U.S. edition, many in more than one category. Special designations were awarded to 20 attorneys such as “Hall of Fame,” “Leading Lawyer,” Next Generation Partner” or “Rising Star.”

Vinson & Elkins is the only firm to be ranked Tier 1 in all three national Energy: Oil & Gas categories: Transactions, Regulation and Litigation.

The publication cites numerous testimonials from the firm’s clients, including:

“This team has become a renewables powerhouse. The breadth and depth of expertise makes them formidable and ferocious, and commercially minded.”

“Smart, practical, and zealous advocates. As knowledgeable as any big NY firm in the USA with competitive rates, top talent, and no pretention. Just good lawyers that are easy to work with and get you great results.”

“They have a full team of experts covering every discipline we would ever need to execute on the complex transactions that are an everyday part of our business. We have used a handful of external counsels over the years and none have compared to Vinson & Elkins.”

The Legal 500 Series has been one of the largest legal referral guides for more than 30 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.

Vinson & Elkins ranked Band 1 in the following categories:

  • Energy – Renewable/Alternative Power
  • Energy – Transactions – Oil & Gas
  • Energy Litigation: Oil & Gas
  • Energy Regulation – Oil & Gas
  • M&A/Corporate & Commercial – Shareholder Activism – Advice to Boards

Vinson & Elkins was also ranked in the following categories:

  • Antitrust – Cartel
  • Antitrust – Civil Litigation/Class Actions: Defense
  • Antitrust – Merger Control
  • Dispute Resolution – Appellate – Appellate – Courts of Appeal
  • Dispute Resolution – Corporate Investigations & White-Collar Criminal Defense – Advice to Corporates
  • Dispute Resolution – Corporate Investigations & White-Collar Criminal Defense – Advice to Individuals
  • Dispute Resolution – General Commercial Disputes
  • Dispute Resolution – International Arbitration
  • Dispute Resolution – M&A Litigation: Defense
  • Dispute Resolution – Securities Litigation – Defense
  • Energy – Transactions – Conventional Power
  • Energy Regulation: Conventional Power
  • Environment – Litigation
  • Environment – Regulatory
  • Environment – Transactional
  • Finance – Capital Markets – Debt Offerings – Advice to Issuers
  • Finance – Capital Markets – Debt Offerings – Advice to Underwriters
  • Finance – Capital Markets – Equity Offerings – Advice to Issuers
  • Finance – Capital Markets – Equity Offerings – Advice to Managers
  • Finance – Capital Markets – High-Yield Debt Offerings – Advice to Issuers
  • Finance – Capital Markets – High-Yield Debt Offerings – Advice to Underwriters
  • Finance – Commercial Lending – Advice to Borrowers
  • Finance – Commercial Lending – Advice to Lenders
  • Finance – Project Finance – Advice to Lenders
  • Finance – Project Finance – Advice to Sponsors
  • Finance – Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy): Corporate
  • Government – Government Contracts
  • Labor & Employment – Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation & Retirement Plans: Transactional
  • M&A/Corporate & Commercial – M&A – Large Deals ($1bn+)
  • M&A/Corporate & Commercial – Private Equity Buyouts
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate – Construction (Including Construction Litigation)
  • Real Estate – Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
  • Tax – International Tax
  • Tax – US Taxes – Contentious
  • Tax – US Taxes – Non-Contentious

The following lawyers were individually recommended, many in more than one category:

About Vinson & Elkins
For more than 100 years, Vinson & Elkins has provided deep experience in handling transactions, investments, projects, and disputes worldwide. The firm is a trusted adviser to clients in the most important industrial and digital industries. Learn more by visiting www.velaw.com or follow us on Twitter @VinsonandElkins or connect with us on LinkedIn.

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