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Vinson & Elkins Appoints Allan Schoenberg as Global Director of Public Relations and Corporate Affairs

Allan Schoenberg

Vinson & Elkins today announced that Allan Schoenberg has joined the firm as Global Director of Public Relations and Corporate Affairs.

Schoenberg, who brings 30 years of marketing and communications experience to the role, will work closely with firm leadership to develop and implement strategic public relations initiatives to increase market prominence for the firm’s brand. He will also be responsible for various internal and external communications regarding key client activities, firm and community initiatives, and attorney developments and achievements. Schoenberg most recently served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications and Social Media for Nasdaq.

“It’s a great opportunity to join V&E during a time where the firm is focused on expanding its renewable energy, financial services, disputes and other market-leading practices around the world,” Schoenberg said. “I look forward to teaming with leadership and partners across the firm to develop and implement a communications strategy that will enhance the tremendous brand that V&E has built over the past century.”

At Nasdaq, Schoenberg was responsible for developing the company’s external thought leadership around capital markets and technology, as well as employee communications. He has extensive experience in financial services, including communication leadership roles with CME Group and Bloomberg LP.

“Our industry is constantly evolving – even more rapidly now as we work to maneuver through the effects of COVID-19 and various other global shifts our attorneys are helping clients navigate,” said Tim Armstrong, Chief Operating Officer at V&E. “Allan will play a key role in developing and telling the next chapter of the firm’s story, and we couldn’t be happier to welcome him to the team.”

Schoenberg earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Central Michigan University and a master’s degree in communications management from Syracuse University. He is a member of the Page Society, Public Relations Society of America and the National Association for Business Economics.

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