Vinson & Elkins LLP

The Vault Review


  • “Collegial and fun atmosphere”
  • “Partners work very closely with associates”
  • “Top of market compensation in Texas”


  • “Tough hours”
  • “Cliquey”
  • “Hard to predict whether you will make partner”

The Buzz

  • “Great in Texas”
  • “Top energy practice”
  • “Work hard, play hard”
  • “Prestigious in Texas, but not so much elsewhere”

Survey Says

Vault's Verdict: With big deals, big bucks, and big-name partners who take the time to mentor associates, Vinson & Elkins associates find little to fuss over-except maybe the "big" hours.


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