Vinson & Elkins

Law360, New York (March 29, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- When private equity firms Texas Pacific Group and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. needed legal representation in the $45 billion deal to acquire Dallas-based utility TXU, they turned to the energy lawyers at Vinson & Elkins, a firm that’s been focused on energy work since 1917.

In 2006, Vinson & Elkins tackled upwards of 2,000 energy matters involving more than $187 billion, said Bruce R. Bilger, who heads the firm’s energy practice group.

Vinson & Elkins has handled numerous multibillion-dollar energy transactions around the world, noted...
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