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The Legal 500 US 2024 (Legalease Ltd.) Recognizes Vinson & Elkins in 44 Practice Categories, 131 Lawyers Recommended

The Legal 500 US 2024 recommended Vinson & Elkins as a leading law firm in 44 categories. In total, 131 attorneys are recognized, many in more than one category. Vinson & Elkins attorneys earned 27 special designations, such as “Hall of Fame,” “Leading Lawyer,” “Next Generation Partner,” and “Rising Star.”

A litigation client noted that Vinson & Elkins has “extremely smart and hardworking attorneys, each possessing exceptional judgment and attention to detail. Deep industry knowledge and experience with cutting-edge legal matters.”

Another said: “They balance their specific legal expertise with a humbleness of approach that permits them to care and learn about the specific business points which is crucial for the application of their expertise.”

One corporate client remarked: “V&E is a bit of a hidden gem. Everyone knows they are really good at energy deals, but they also do a great job with large transactions (and middle market transactions) in other industries.”

Another said: “I have worked with V&E for nearly a decade, and they are my go-to firm for all corporate matters. The team is knowledgeable, responsive, detailed, but most importantly commercial and understands our business and priorities.”

 

Vinson & Elkins ranked Tier 1 in the following categories:

  • Energy – Renewable/Alternative Power
  • Energy – Transactions – Oil & Gas
  • Energy Regulation – Oil & Gas
  • Government – Government Relations – Congressional Investigations
  • M&A/Corporate & Commercial – Shareholder Activism – Advice to Boards

 

Vinson & Elkins was also recognized 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 – Leading Trial Lawyers
  • Dispute Resolution – M&A Litigation: Defense
  • Dispute Resolution – Securities Litigation – Defense
  • Energy Litigation: Oil & Gas
  • 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 – Energy & Power
  • 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 – Land Use/Zoning
  • Real Estate – Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
  • Sport
  • Tax – International Tax
  • Tax – US Taxes – Contentious
  • Tax – US Taxes – Non-Contentious
  • Transport: Aviation and Air Travel – Finance

 

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

About Vinson & Elkins
For more than a century, Vinson & Elkins has provided outstanding client service across important industries that drive the global economy. Built on a strong culture of collaboration across 11 offices worldwide, V&E lawyers are committed to excellence, offering clients decades of legal experience in handling transactions, investments, projects and disputes across the globe. Learn more by visiting www.velaw.com or connect with us on LinkedIn.

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