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Vinson & Elkins Ranked in Top Band in 5 Categories in Chambers Global 2023

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Chambers Global 2023 ranked Vinson & Elkins in 25 practice areas, including top-tier rankings in five categories.

The firm received 43 individual lawyer rankings, with some lawyers ranked in more than one category.

Vinson & Elkins’ Band 1 Chambers Global rankings include:

  • Projects & Energy: Oil & Gas (Global: Multi-Jurisdictional)
  • Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation) (USA)
  • Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional) (USA)
  • Projects: Oil & Gas (USA)
  • Projects: Power & Renewables: Transactional (USA)


Vinson & Elkins also received recognition in:

  • Antitrust: Cartel (USA)
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring: The Elite (USA)
  • Capital Markets: Equity: Manager Counsel (USA)
  • Capital Markets: Equity: Issuer Counsel (USA)
  • Capital Markets: High-Yield Products (USA)
  • Energy: Electricity (Transactional) (USA)
  • Energy Sector (International & Cross-Border) (USA)
  • International Arbitration: The Elite (USA)
  • Projects: LNG (USA)
  • Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy (USA)
  • SPACs (USA)
  • Tax: Corporate & Finance (USA)
  • Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas (UK)
  • Energy Sector (International & Cross-Border) (UK)
  • International Arbitration: Commercial Arbitration (UK)
  • Projects (UK)
  • Arbitration (International) (Latin America – international counsel)
  • General Business Law Foreign Expertise based abroad in UAE (Iraq)
  • Corporate/M&A (United Arab Emirates)
  • General Business Law (Uzbekistan)


In addition to the firm’s practice area rankings, 33 lawyers were recognized by Chambers Global in their respective fields:

Alan Beck

Doug Bland

Camilo Cardozo

Suzanne Clevenger

Lauren Collins

John Decker

Keith Fullenweider

John Grand

Nabeel Ikram

Michael Joyce

Dave Johnson

Mark Kelly

Nabil Khodadad

Ramey Layne

Jim Loftis

Bryan Loocke

Damien Lyster

Doug McWilliams

Sean Moran

Sarah Morgan

Alex Msimang

Eamon Nolan

Dave Oelman

Danielle Patterson

Aaron Prince

Kaam Sahely

Jose Sanchez

Craig Seebald

Jay Seegers

Gabriel Silva

Mike Telle

Anita Wilson

Alistair Wishart

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 or connect with us on LinkedIn.

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