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Vinson & Elkins LLP

Houston

Vinson & Elkins LLP - Houston
  • 1001 Fannin Street
  • Suite 2500
  • Houston
  • Texas
  • USA
  • TX 77002-6760
  • Chairman: T Mark Kelly
  • Managing Partner: Scott Neal Wulfe
  • Numberof partners worldwide:   238
  • Number of other lawyers worldwide: 498 

Firm Overview: For almost a century, Vinson & Elkins lawyers have provided innovative business solutions for clients whose needs are as diverse as the entities they represent. In today’s challenging environment of global markets, volatile economies and complex human and environmental issues, its time-tested role as trusted adviser has become even more critical. The lawyers’ extensive experience, combined with the responsiveness and efficiencies of the firm’s global reach, enables V&E to serve clients from start-up, to the negotiating table and boardroom, and before legislative and regulatory bodies in the courtroom and beyond.

Main Areas of Practice: Core practice areas include: admiralty and maritime; antitrust; appellate; biotechnology; business transactions; capital markets and securities; climate change; condemnation and land use; construction; contracts; corporate governance and compliance; e-commerce/ internet; employee benefits (ERISA) and executive compensation; employment, labor and OSHA; energy; environmental; finance; financial institutions; government contracts; infrastructure; intellectual property; international dispute resolution; litigation; mergers and acquisitions; oil and gas; outsourcing; private equity/venture capital; project finance and development; real estate; regulatory; restructuring and reorganization; securities litigation; structured finance; syndicated finance; tax; technology; telecommunications; and white-collar criminal defense.

International Work: Fifteen offices worldwide allow Vinson & Elkins’ lawyers to work efficiently across time zones, as well as with local lawyers in foreign jurisdictions to accomplish the client’s objectives. In addition to legal experience, V&E has broad experience in transactions spanning multiple jurisdictions, cultures and languages. The firm efficiently guides its clients through a wide range of transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances, public and private offerings of securities in the developed and emerging capital markets, as well as development and financing of a variety of projects. The firm’s international dispute resolution team engages in international arbitration under all leading institutional rules as well as international civil litigation in US courts and in other jurisdictions. V&E’s lawyers work with their clients to develop effective solutions to the complex problems and unique challenges of international business.

Clients: Since the firm was founded in 1917, it has attracted an outstanding and diverse group of lawyers who serve an international clientele. Clients include the governments of sovereign nations and of North American states, cities and municipalities, public and private companies, domestic and international financial institutions, new entities, joint ventures, project companies, and individuals and families.

INTERNATIONAL OFFICES The firm also has offices in Beijing, Hong Kong, China; Abu Dhabi, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Moscow, Russia; Tokyo, Japan; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; and London, United Kingdom.

Branches

  • 2801 Via Fortuna,
  • Suite 100,
  • Austin,
  • Texas
  • USA
  • TX 78746-7568
  • Tel +1 512 542 8400
  • Fax +1 512 542 8612
  • Email : wvolk@velaw.com
  • Trammell Crow Center,
  • 2001 Ross Avenue,
  • Suite 3700,
  • Dallas,
  • Texas
  • USA
  • TX 75201-2975
  • Tel +1 214 220 7700
  • Fax +1 214 220 7716
  • Email : jwander@velaw.com
  • 1001 Fannin Street,
  • Suite 2500,
  • Houston,
  • Texas
  • USA
  • TX 77002-6760
  • Tel +1 713 758 2222
  • Fax +1 713 758 2346
  • Email : myeates@velaw.com
  • 525 Universty Avenue,
  • Suite 410,
  • Palo Alto,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 94301-1918
  • Tel +1 650 687 8200
  • Fax +1 650 618 1970
  • Email : bcarano@velaw.com
  • 2200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW,
  • Suite 500 West,
  • Washington, DC,
  • District of Columbia
  • USA
  • 20037-1701
  • Tel +1 202 639 6500
  • Fax +1 202 639 6604
  • Email : mcharness@velaw.com
  • 666 Fifth Avenue,
  • 26th Floor,
  • New York,
  • USA
  • NY 10103-0040
  • Tel +1 212 237 0000
  • Fax +1 212 237 0100
  • Email : cthau@velaw.com