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Vinson & Elkins Named a Law360 "Energy Group of the Year" for 13th Time

Law360 has once again named Vinson & Elkins one of the nation’s leading Energy firms.

In a profile of the firm as a 2023 Energy Practice Group of the Year, Law360 detailed many of successful energy deals and cases Vinson & Elkins handled last year.

Below is an excerpt of the article:

“Energy is embedded deep within the 100-year-old Houston-based law firm’s DNA, and virtually all its practice groups touch the industry in one way or another, said James D. Thompson III, a trial attorney and former petroleum engineer who co-heads its litigation and regulatory departments, and Danielle Patterson, a deputy practice leader for its energy transactions and projects group.

On the litigation front, Vinson & Elkins helped Denver-based Antero secure the quarter-billion-dollar-plus judgment in a suit claiming Veolia Water Technologies fraudulently induced it to sign an agreement for the design, construction and operation of a produced-water treatment facility in the Marcellus Formation in West Virginia.

On the transactional front, Vinson & Elkins advised midstream operator Crestwood Equity Partners LP on its $7.1 billion sale to Energy Transfer, Brigham Minerals Inc. on a $4.8 billion agreement to combine with Sitio Royalties Corp., Earthstone Energy Inc. on its $4.5 billion sale to Permian Resources Corp., and EnCap Investments LP on a nearly $4.3 billion sale of leasehold interests and assets to E&P Ovintiv Inc.”

Vinson & Elkins’ full profile can be viewed here.

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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 or connect with us on LinkedIn.

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