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Diversity

"Having diverse teams in an inclusive environment at V&E means that we are able to leverage the power of different perspectives and ideas to provide the best solutions and service to our clients. With purposeful involvement from top leadership and active allies across our firm, V&E's inclusion efforts are focused on solutions that allow us to attract, retain, and promote the best and brightest lawyers. V&E's Chairman and Managing Partner are personally involved and oversee our global diversity initiatives, integrating inclusion into how we..."

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Law Firm Diversity Database MCCA

Each law firm’s Diversity Survey responses are also published in the Law Firm Diversity Database. The database currently includes ten years of survey data and information on more than 250 law firms. Through this online tool, you can make side-by-side comparisons of diversity metrics, gauge firms’ progress over time, and measure their performance against industry-wide benchmarks. Open to participation by any law firm with offices in the United States, the Vault/MCCA Law Firm Diversity Survey has become the industry standard for tracking law firm efforts to increase diversity within the profession.

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Vinson & Elkins LLP

1001 Fannin Street
Suite 2500
Houston, TX 77002
Phone: (713) 758-2222

Firm Stats

Chairman: T. Mark Kelly
Managing Partner: Scott Wulfe
Talent Management Chair & Firm Hiring Partner: Steve Gill
Total No. Attorneys 2019:
500 - 750

Base Salary

All U.S. offices
1st year: $190,000
2nd year: $200,000
3rd year: $220,000
4th year: $255,000
5th year: $280,000
6th year: $305,000
7th year: $325,000
8th year: $340,000
Summer associate: $3,654/week

Employment Contact

Gretchen Rollins
Director of Entry-Level Hiring
(214) 220-7907
grollins@velaw.com

No. of U.S. Offices: 7

No. of International Offices: 6

Major Office Locations

Austin, TX
Dallas, TX
Houston, TX
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
Richmond, VA
Washington, DC
Beijing
Dubai
Hong Kong
London
Riyadh
Tokyo

Major Departments

Appellate
Antitrust
Capital Markets
Complex Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Condemnation
Corporate Governance
Cybersecurity
Employment, Labor and OSHA
Energy Transactions/Projects
Energy Regulatory
Environmental and Natural Resources
Finance/Banking
Government Contracts
Intellectual Property/Technology
M&A/Private Equity/Venture Capital
Real Estate
REITs
Renewables
Restructuring & Reorganization
Shareholder Activism
Tax/Employment Benefits/Executive Compensation
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.