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- Designation: Houston
- Head Count: 624
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- Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,045,000
- Profits Per Partner: $1,925,000
- Year Over Year Change: 0
Vinson & Elkins is a Houston-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Vinson & Elkins has 624 attorneys and is the 62nd largest firm in the United States. With $653,500,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 50th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking. On the 2013 Global 100 survey, Vinson & Elkins ranked as the 59th highest grossing law firm in the world. The firm has offices in CA, DC, NY and TX.
In the News
Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : July 29, 2015
Hundreds of opinions published by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit over the past decade include links to websites for news articles, government reports and an array of other web-based content. The court doesn't know how many of those links no longer work—known as "link rot"—but administrators will take steps this fall to fight the effects of the decay.
David L. Brown : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015
Am Law 200 firms get the lion's share of oral argument, an analysis finds.
Jennifer Henderson : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015
Angela Neville : Texas Lawyer : July 27, 2015
A number of Crestwood Midstream unitholders are not pleased with what they allege are breaches of fiduciary duty by the members of the company's board of directors in connection with a proposed merger with Crestwood Equity.
Angela Neville : Texas Lawyer : July 24, 2015
Ridgewood Energy Corporation is ready to take plunge once again by putting together its third private equity fund to bankroll finding and developing new oil reserves in the deepwater areas of the Gulf of Mexico.
Michael D. Goldhaber : The Am Law Daily : July 23, 2015
The contest attracted 225 strong entries across 30 categories, and honors firms and legal departments involved in the globe's most distinguished deals, disputes and social initiatives.
Angela Morris : Texas Lawyer : July 16, 2015
To convince voters of the great need for a new courthouse, a handful of Austin lawyers launched a political action committee, which has attracted funding from some of the state's biggest law firms.
—Brenda sapino jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : July 15, 2015
Bracewell & Giuliani represents Bluescape Resources in investment in Clean Line Energy Partners, which turned to Vinson & Elkins.
Chris DiMarco : Legaltech News : July 13, 2015
Technology offers law firms incredible possibilities, but making them work takes effort.
Richard Acello : The National Law Journal : July 13, 2015
"I love what we do; we protect those who protect us."
: The National Law Journal : July 13, 2015
New arrivals and lateral moves in this week's column.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : July 09, 2015
It was another big deal week for Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, which took the lead on a $12.5 billion buy for beauty products behemoth Coty, as an insider trading case involving a 6-year-old transaction by the firm forced a partner to take early retirement.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 08, 2015
The Beltway base of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld absorbs two veteran litigators; Hogan Lovells hires three Baker Botts litigators in Texas; McDermott and Pillsbury poach new partners; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : July 02, 2015
Newly hired Paul Greening, formerly with Vinson & Elkins, will relocate from Hong Kong later this year.
Angela Morris : Texas Lawyer : July 02, 2015
The 2014 Dallas Law Firm Diversity Report Card includes data from 16 of Dallas's biggest law firms. The firms said they had 11 LGBT lawyers among 1,203 associates and nonequity lawyers, and six of 681 partners were LGBT.
Angela Neville : Texas Lawyer : June 29, 2015
In a new development, Energy XXI recently announced that it has executed a purchase and sale agreement to sell the Grand Isle Gathering System (GIGS) to CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust Inc. for $245 million in cash plus the assumption of abandonment liabilities related to the assets. The GIGS is a subsea, midstream pipeline system with related onshore facilities serving oil-producing fields in the shallow portion of the Gulf of Mexico.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 25, 2015
From Fitbit to Fogo de Chão, capital markets lawyers at Am Law 100 firms are reaping the benefits from a fresh round of initial public offerings, as June shapes up to be potentially the best month by volume for U.S. listings since 1999.
Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : June 23, 2015
Greenberg Traurig, which has three offices in Texas, hires two lateral shareholders and one associate.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 23, 2015
A month after opening a second office in Los Angeles, Sidley Austin raids Paul Hastings for a real estate pro; Proskauer Rose picks up a regional private equity head from Baker & McKenzie; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
: Texas Lawyer : June 19, 2015
Gemma Descoteaux, a Dallas shareholder in Polsinelli's corporate and transactional practice, has been appointed by the Dallas-Fort Worth chapter of Association for Corporate Growth to be its Women in ACG DFW chairwoman.
Tony Mauro : The National Law Journal : June 08, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court mentioned rappers or rap music nine times in its long-awaited June 1 ruling on the prosecution of threats posted on Facebook. The court even cited "the well-known performer Eminem" for the first time in its history. But the court did not give a First Amendment embrace either to rap music or to Facebook postings that mimic the genre. Instead, the court avoided the First Amendment altogether in Elonis v. United States.
John Council : Texas Lawyer : June 08, 2015
It's been a year since Jim Reeder and his client won a $23 million jury verdict in a dispute over Japanese cattle. When—or if—they'll see that money is a complicated question.
Miriam Rozen : Texas Lawyer : June 04, 2015
"The answer is no, I am not producing the sealed grand jury testimony that I don't have," an assistant US attorney wrote to a KBR lawyer in an Aug. 6, 2014, email, according to company's sanctions motion.
Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : June 04, 2015
This time of year the U.S. Supreme Court enters its version of postseason play, doling out many of its most-anticipated rulings before the term winds down at the end of June. For Elwood, the fast pace made for a big week.
Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : June 04, 2015
The following deals, involving at least one Texas-based company, were announced in 2014. Sources include Texas Lawyer, The Am Law Daily, Thomson Reuters and corporate press releases.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : June 04, 2015
On the heels of Avago Technologies' $37 billion buy of Broadcom, a handful of Am Law 100 firms have found themselves at the helm of another big microchip merger between two California-based companies.
Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : June 04, 2015
Texas firms Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, Andrews Kurth, Baker Botts and Vinson & Elkins among leading dealmaking firms on The American Lawyer's Corporate Scorecard 2015.
Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : June 03, 2015
Four firms work on pending deal for Enterprise Products Partners' affiliate to buy EFS Midstream from two owners.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 03, 2015
McDermott Will & Emery adds 17 lawyers from K&L Gates and a Chicago-based IP boutique; three firms make additions through mergers; more McKenna Long & Aldridge partners peel away ahead of the latter's deal with Dentons; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Angela Neville : Texas Lawyer : June 03, 2015
Ferrellgas Partners recently announced that it has entered into a definitive purchase and sale agreement to acquire Bridger Logistics for a purchase price of approximately $837.5 million, subject to certain closing adjustments.