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V&E Ranked in Top Band in 4 Categories in Chambers Global 2021

Chambers Global 2021 ranked Vinson & Elkins in 19 practice areas, including top-tier rankings for four of the firm’s practice areas. The firm received 40 individual lawyer rankings, with some lawyers ranked in more than one category.

V&E’s Band 1 Chambers Global rankings include:

Energy, Oil & Gas: Regulatory & Litigation (USA)
Energy, Oil & Gas: Transactional (USA)
Projects: Oil & Gas (USA)
Projects: Power & Renewables: Transactional (USA)


V&E also received recognition in:

Antitrust: Cartel (USA)
Arbitration (International) (Latin America-wide)
Capital Markets: Equity: Issuer Representation (USA)
Capital Markets: Equity: Manager Representation (USA)
Capital Markets: High-Yield Products (USA)
Corporate/M&A (UAE – Foreign Expert for Iraq)
Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas (UK)
Energy Sector: International & Cross-Border (UK)
Energy Sector: International & Cross-Border (USA)
General Business Law (Iraq – Foreign Expertise based abroad)
International Arbitration (USA)
International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions (USA)
Projects (UK)
Projects & Energy: Oil & Gas (Global)
Tax: Corporate & Finance (USA)


In addition to the firm’s practice area rankings, 30 lawyers were recognized by Chambers Global in their respective fields:

Looaye Al-Akkas
Alan Beck
Mark Brasher
Doug Bland
Patrick Breeland
Camilo Cardozo
Damara Chambers
John B. Connally
John Decker
Ahmed el-Gaili
Keith Fullenweider
Amir Ghaffari
Noel Hughes
David Johnson
Mark Kelly
Nabil Khodadad
Ramey Layne
James Loftis
Doug McWilliams
Alex Msimang
David Oelman
James Prince
Jose Sanchez
Craig Seebald
Jay Seegers
Gabriel Silva
Chris Strong
Michael Telle
Anita Wilson
Scott Wulfe

About Vinson & Elkins
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